BRANT COUNTY — The Brant County Library will be hosting a number of activities this coming weekend to mark Family Literacy Day.
Events will be held Saturday, January 27 at library locations in Burford, Glen Morris, Paris, Scotland-Oakland and St.George.
Celebrations include book character scavenger hunt, poster decorating and a bookmark design contest. There will be a Make & Play Drop-In from 10:00a.m. till 12:00 p.m. at the Scotland-Oakland branch and a Saturday Storytime at the Paris branch from 10:30 till 11:30 a.m..
This is the 25th year of Family Literacy Day in Canada. It was created in 1999 by ABC Life Literacy Canada to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging other literacy related activities as a family. It is held yearly on January 27.
A family literacy day reading list is available online at brantlibrary.ca/BrantStaffPicks. Book themed stickers and free copies of a literacy focused calendar will also be available for guests.