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Celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27th by taking part in local literacy events or having your own.

Created by ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation in 1999, ABC CANADA Family Literacy Day® (FLD) is a national initiative that promotes the importance of reading and learning together as a family. Every year, on January 27, families and communities across Canada celebrate this special day at literacy-themed events coordinated by literacy organizations, schools and libraries.

Click here for some great tips on how to promote literacy at home and have fun!

Durham Famiy Literacy Day Activities:

Ajax Library Services
Where: all library branches 
When:  January 27 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What:  Travel with your family through the pages of storybook favourites. Each branch has a variety of activities to capture your imaginations. You might take a Walk with Rosie, Ride with a Sheep in a Jeep or Get to the Top of the Coconut Tree.
Contact:  Cindy Kimber,e-mail:, Tel: 905-683-4000