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Valued Partner Spotlight

Calgary Reads is very proud of our partnership with Pembina Pipeline, a Calgary-based company that believes in giving back to our community. We spoke with Community Investment Advisor, Brett Clapperton to find out why Pembina is so committed to [...]

From the Shelf of the CEO

Did you know there is a research-based relationship between child mental health and literacy? Many children with reading difficulties also face mental health challenges. Poor reading performance has been linked to children’s social-emotional [...]

Sowing “Literaseeds”

As I write this, manic gusts of wind scatter the steadily falling snow; a trillion dazed skydivers tangle themselves in tree branches, blanket the ground, pile up on the outside railings, and conceal the jagged mountains outside our Canmore [...]

Out of the Box

What is it about a simple cardboard box that is so universally appealing? The implication of structure and order? The motivation towards change and transition? A human instinct towards nesting and burrowing? Whatever it is, it's undeniable that [...]