Thursday January 27, 2011



Readers For Life

Take time tonight at 7pm to peruse on Family Literacy Day



eveloping literacy skills begins at home. Whether it’s a book, board game, magazine, newspaper or website, all British Columbians are being encouraged to take part in a literacy activity with their families for 15 minutes at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27 to celebrate Family Literacy Day.

Today and throughout this week, events celebrating literacy are taking place in schools, libraries and community centres to mark this important day and to encourage families to read.

Ages and Stages – Whether your child is a bookworm or a reluctant reader, there are things parents can do to help develop their children’s love of reading for life.

Ages 3-5

Ages 6-9

Ages 10-13

Ages 14 and older

Other tips and activities that ABC Life Literacy Canada recommends:

To find a Family Literacy Day event in your area, visit:




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