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Action Read Community Literacy Centre

Early Start Family Literacy Program



  • Free, high quality, welcoming early literacy and numeracy skills-building program
  • Themed early learning games, songs, story-time, rhymes, word play, puzzles and crafts
  • Early literacy activities, strategies and resources for adult participants to try with kids at home
  • ‘Rainbow Connections’ early learning kits to borrow bi-weekly
  • YouTube Family Literacy Circle Videos at
  • Great place to make friends and meet neighbours
  • Helps young children make successful transitions to school and to lifelong learning


Parents and caregivers with children (0–6 years)

When and Where:

We have made changes to our programs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please call the office or check our website for the most up-to-date program information. We will respond to messages within one business day.

Ask For:

Register for program with
Brenda MacDonald—Coordinator-Facilitator
(519) 836-2759

Project READ Literacy Network

Get Set Learn



Fun, free program for parents and children (0‒4 years) at home or in school

  • Free snacks, bus tickets and books
  • Parent learning time included
  • Have fun with books and songs
  • Learn activities to help your child in school


Parents with or without their children (0‒4 years)


  • Spring, Winter, Summer, Fall - call for start dates
  • 8 weeks (2 hours, twice a week)
  • Days vary depending on site


Locations in Waterloo Region / online
(call or email for details)

Ask For:

Get Set Learn program information
(519) 570-3054 or