Family Literacy Day 2021

Family Literacy Day 2021

Join us virtually to celebrate Family Literacy Day! Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative which helps raise awareness of the importance of reading and other literacy-related activities as a family. We have a whole day of fun and engaging literacy activities planned that support your child's education. Learn how Markham Public Library can support YOU while you nurture healthy literacy development at home. Join in the activities virtually for a day filled with fun for the whole family

Join in the activities virtually for a day filled with fun for the whole family.

In celebration of the upcoming Family Literacy Day, we are pleased to let you know that Playaway Launch Pad Kids are now available for borrowing! Playaway is a tablet that is pre-loaded with content for kids to give them the freedom to explore a world of learning with apps, videos, storybooks, games and more on a tablet they don’t have to share. Just for kids. 100% secure. No internet needed.

Reading Lists

Reading lists for kids, also books for parents on how to teach kids literacy skills.

Storytime videos

Videos to watch again and again.

Storytimes

Storytimes

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Storytimes

STEAM videos

Discover and learn concepts in science, technology, engineering, arts and math through hands-on activities based on the Ontario school curriculum.

How to Make an Ocean in a Bottle

How to Make Ice Cream at Home

How to Make a Kite

How to make a mobile sculpture

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Digital Resources

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Featured Events

This year, Family Literacy Day is going virtual! We have a whole day of fun and engaging literacy activities planned that support your child's education.

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