There are so many great Family Literacy activities to partake in this year.  See below for all that our community has to offer!


Books for Breakfast – GVPL Bruce Huchison Branch

Jan. 27th – 10:00 – 12:00pm.  For young children and their families. Enjoy stories, songs, puppets, a light breakfast snack and take home a book to keep.  Drop-in.  Offered in partnership with Peninsula Connections for Early Childhood, and generously sponsored by Saanich Peninsula Literacy.

Family Literacy Week – VIRL Sidney / North Saanich Library Branch

Saanich Peninsula Literacy is excited to be partnering with the Vancouver Island Regional Library – Sidney / North Saanich Branch, to offer a variety of Family Literacy stations to try out when you visit the library between January 22-27th.

Saffron the Slug Book Launch

Join the Girl Guides of Peninsula Shores District as they read from their new picture book. All ages. Everyone welcome!

Where: Vancouver Island Regional Library in Sidney
When: Tuesday, January 23, 6:00 – 7:30pm
What: A celebration of our launch and distribution of the book, a thank you to the graphic designer (Jina Mousseau) who put the book together, and a reading of the book by girls who helped make it!

Family-directed stations in the library all week:

Barbara Reid inspired Clay People Creations
LEGO building
StoryWalk in the outdoors (with a guided walk at the Jan. 25 story time)
Financial Literacy Food Store

…and a few others to come!  Check back daily to find out more.