Family Literacy

Rhyming Tots

This free drop in program is for parents or caregivers with children ages 0-5 years. Oral language fun with rhymes, songs, stories and snacks. Transportation within Wetaskiwin is available upon request.

Tuesdays from 9:30 am – 10:30 am at The Early Education and Family Wellness Centre, and 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm at Parent Link. Call us for more details at 780-352-7257.

Tuesdays 9:30 – 10:30 & 1:30 – 2:30
January 9 – May 29

Books for Babies

This program helps put books into homes as early as possible by giving a book bag to infants at their four month immunization. Baby receives their first library card along with two board books. Information about the impact of early literacy along with strategies for you to help your child in the early years is also included.

Program Sponsor: City of Wetaskiwin FCSS & County of Wetaskiwin FCSS

Little Pals

In partnership with local elementary schools, volunteers mentor and work with young readers who need assistance with reading. Under the direction of the teacher, our volunteers help children improve their reading skills. All mentoring takes place in supervised classrooms.

Contact our office to find out how to become a Little Pals volunteer and help a child improve their reading skills.

Community Outreach/ Day Home Visits

The Rhyming Tots program goes on the road! In partnership with licensed day homes, children in the care of day homes receive a modified version of our regular Rhyming Tots program. This ensures their ability to participate in fun, literacy oriented programming while in the care of their day home provider.

Little Pals

In partnership with local elementary schools, volunteers mentor and work with young readers who need assistance with reading. Under the direction of the teacher, our volunteers help children improve their reading skills. All mentoring takes place in supervised classrooms.

Contact our office to find out how to become a Little Pals volunteer and help a child improve their reading skills.

Community Outreach/ Day Home Visits

The Rhyming Tots program goes on the road! In partnership with licensed day homes, children in the care of day homes receive a modified version of our regular Rhyming Tots program. This ensures their ability to participate in fun, literacy oriented programming while in the care of their day home provider.

New! Parent Workshops

Explore relevant topics that will help you on your parenting journey.

Topics include:

  • Most recent results of the Early Childhood Map (EC Map) Project
  • Empathy – helping your child understand their emotions
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Technology and learning
  • Self-regulation skills – help your child develop

January 17 – May 16
6:30 – 7:30PM
Millet Public Library
To register, contact our office at 780-352-7257

Join A Program

Join A Program - Literacy

There is no cost to attend family literacy programs.

780-352-7257

Please phone us to find out more.

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Hours

Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm
from September until July

Address

5010 - 50 Avenue,
Wetaskiwin, ABĀ  T9A 2E9