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Welcome to Summer Giving!

Calgary Reads is excited to be part of Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink. Donate today and your donation will be matched up to 50%! DONATE HERE Until September 3, 2017, make your donation through Birdies for Kids and Calgary Reads will [...]

Spread the Words

On Thursday, May 11th, more than 700 people filled the Calgary Curling Club for Spread the Words, Calgary Read’s annual volunteer appreciation event.  This fun, music-filled evening was a great way to say thanks to the many cherished people who [...]

Spread the Words- Volunteer Appreciation

Calgary Reads wants to thank our team of dedicated volunteers for being part of the reading revival. Thank you for bringing your talents, your head, hands and heart, time and commitment to help enhance the reading and education outcomes of [...]

Poverty and Early Literacy

Most of us can’t imagine a home without any books—certainly not in Canada. And if we did, we might assume it’s because the residents of that home don’t care about reading. As it turns out, there are many myths that abound about book [...]