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Are We There Yet?

Posted: July 13th, 2012

It’s the refrain of summer journeys everywhere: “Are we there yet?” or if you happen to be at home, it might sound more like: “I’m bored…..!” Wondering how to respond? Try some of these easy tips for summer math learning. · View road trips as a mobile classroom. Turn “Are we there yet?” into a...more

Beyond Books: The Power of Literacy

Posted: January 26th, 2012

My second son has never shown the interest in books and reading that my first did, so until now, I never had to consider the depths of literacy really. With a first-born who was drinking in language and all things wordy since toddlerhood, and grew to be an avid novel reader by age 8, I was...more

Books For Babes

Posted: January 16th, 2012

Our first experiences have a lasting impression and influence how we respond and feel about all things in our lives. If we identify something we are afraid of, for instance, and trace it back to our earliest memory of it, there is a good chance we had a negative experience with it. That is why it...more

Children’s Health Fair

Posted: February 20th, 2013

We are proud to once again present the Ready-Set Go Children’s Health Fair, Friday March 15, 10 – 2 @ Robron Centre, where community organizations will be available to provide parents of tots and preschoolers with information on safety, health, literacy awareness, recreation and a variety of...more

Daily reunions for the working parent

Posted: February 2nd, 2012

This article was seen in Parents As Teachers A Newsletter for Parents of Preschoolers by Columbia Public Schools Parents As Teachers.  In today’s society working parents are so busy with work and running their children from one activity to the next.  This article was a great reminder! Family...more

Family Literacy Day ~ Friday January 27

Posted: January 11th, 2012

 Families will be able to participate in activities and fill in their passport to enter for a draw.  Visit the Community Centre for stories with Joyce McMann, Teddy Bear sleep over at the Vancouver Island Regional Library, learn how radio works at 99.7 the River and much much more.  More info to...more

Family Literacy Week

Posted: January 23rd, 2013

Family Literacy Day is January 27. How does your family learn athome on a daily basis? Check out how our community is celebrating National Family Literacy Day, a whole week's worth of fun, Jan. 21 - 27: Monday: Family Cooking Series @ Campbell River Community Centre (2:00-3:00 and 3:30-4:30)...more

Read, speak, sing to your baby: How parents can promote literacy from birth

Posted: May 20th, 2011

Campbell River Literacy Now Supports Play!The theme for Family Literacy Day this year was PLAY!  Literacy in young children should be an extension of their play.  Families who play together are giving their children the best start in life.  Many families joined us downtown to play a variety of...more

Supporting Success From The Start

Posted: November 17th, 2011

Every parent has hopes and dreams for their children. From the time they are born we see our children as full of potential, perfect little beings just waiting for their moments to shine. Whether a parent has distinct visions of what success looks like, or a vague sense of possibilities- one thing...more


Posted: January 18th, 2012

Teddy bears are family too, so “Henrietta” the Campbell River Library hippo would like to invite all book-loving teddy bears to celebrate Family Literacy Week by attending a Teddy Bear Storytime Sleepover at the library on Jan. 25. Bears and other stuffed animals may bring their favourite humans...more
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