Festival of Family Literacy Listing

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Literacy Project
Local literary treasure Gloria Snively is coming to you through an online event for children to enjoy with their caregivers. This fun virtual event will help you connect with our coastal environment while developing literacy skills together in your family. Please join us, we are so excited!

This is a meet the Author event with interactive game and narrated images. Gloria Snively: author and Professor emeritus talks to families about her children’s book series: Explore the Eelgrass meadow, Explore the Wild West Coast and Explore the Rocky Shore with Sam and Crystal.
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Sunday, January 30
10:00am – 10:40am

Register by emailing sookeliteracy@gmail.com
OnlineSign up and register via email for your meeting link: sookeliteracy@gmail.com
Vancouver Island Regional LibraryBeanstack Book Challenges
VIRL has created a digital tracker on Beanstack that has all of ABC Life Literacy Canada’s activity book challenges. Find it here: https://virl.beanstack.org.

Come into our library branch ask for a Family Literacy Activity Book!
Story StudioFree Writing Resources (for kids!)
Local charity Story Studio has created StorySheets, designed to help your child plan and think through a story. You can print them out and fill them in, or download the fillable PDF versions and complete them on a computer. (You’ll also want a notebook or laptop to actually write your story, using your StorySheets to guide you.)

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Story StudioEnter a Writing Contest (for kids!)
Local charity Story Studio challenges you to write your own creative flash fiction story of 500 words about the greatest snow day of all! Will you stay in, cozied up in the most epic fort you’ve ever built? Or adventure into the depths of nearby snow caves? Tell us all about how your creative characters will spend the day, filling your story with vivid descriptions, and interesting plot twists! Entry is free, and the contest is open to ages 5-13. Prizes will be awarded for the top two stories selected by our esteemed judges for ages 5-9 and 10-13, and stories will be shared on storystudio.ca!

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Submit by January 28

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Festival of Family Literacy
Enter to Win!
Participate in any Festival of Family Literacy Activities and enter our online draw to win prizes!

Open until January 30, 2022
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