What's New

National Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative, held annually on January 27th. This special day promotes families reading and doing other literacy-related activities together.  This year’s theme is Learn Through Play.

Read about this year's activities.

The NWT Literacy Council encourages communities, schools, families and organizations to celebrate family literacy day in their own unique way. Many communities and schools celebrate the whole week by hosting family literacy events.

January 17
Come practice your English and enjoy tasty International foods.

Our Integration Program has organized four early evening music sessions to drive away the January cold.
January 4, 11, 18, 25

At the Aurora College Integration Office, Yellowknife.

November 27 to 30, 2017

Learn more

Our fall issue of Literacy Matters is being mailed out and is now available online.

Join us for our Annual General Meeting and Lunch

When: Noon-1 pm, Saturday, September 16, 2017
Where: Champagne Room, 5006-50 Ave., Yellowknife

The agenda includes:

For more information: email nwtliteracy@nwtliteracy.ca or call 873-9262 or 1-866-599-6758

The theme this year is Physical Literacy - Life in Motion

Our new video about our British Museum trip is now online. We're proud to announce that you can now watch a video about our 2012 trip to the British Museum in England. The Hivulipta Uqauhiit Tuppaaqtauffaaqtut (Awakening Our Ancestors' Words) video chronicles the fascinating and sometimes emotional experience of elders and traditional knowledge experts from Cambridge Bay and Ulukhaktok as they handle the largest and oldest collection of Inuinnait artifacts.