Family Literacy Day – Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

Family Literacy Day – Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

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The Dartmouth Learning Network and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Halifax (Dartmouth North Site) are teaming up once again to bring you a hands-on event to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Create, Play, Read - Creative Pathways to Literacy is an open house style event, so you can come for 30 minutes or stay for the full three hours.

Families with children aged two to 12 can drop by between 10am and 1pm for any or all of these free activities:

  • have a free family portrait taken by Tyler Colbourne of TeeJohnny Photography
  • get a free children's book (thanks to First Book Canada and Farrell Benevolent Society)
  • author reading
  • take part in a book swap - bring books to trade with others
  • create a passport
  • enjoy healthy snacks and refreshments
  • visit with live storybook characters (courtesy of the Village On Main)
  • pick up great ideas for activities to do with children


  • Drop in and check it out, January 25th, 10am to 1pm at the Boys & Girls Club, 60 Farrell Street, Dartmouth. Everything is free! For more information, call 902-463-9179.