Killarney-Glengarry President’s Message

This year is featuring doodles of beloved book characters reading themselves. This submission is from Chris Riddell.

“Everything you look at can become a fairy tale and you can get a story from everything you touch.” – Hans Christian Andersen.

Did you know that April is reading month, with International Children’s Book Day on April 2nd, and #WorldBookDay on April 23rd? KGCA Tot Time is supporting reading with a book theme this month. Every week in April, we will be having a different focus on reading: through book crafts, story time, and a visit from the Calgary Library Book van. Follow the group on Facebook to find out more and how to join us on Wednesday mornings.

This month, I encourage you and your family to get inspired to read more. Tot Time will also be hosting a book drive this month to support Calgary Reads. If you have books to donate, please contact

Check out some of the other reading resources within our newsletter, and thank you for reading!
Carolyn Johnson, KGCA president

Local reading resources:

Kumon Math & Reading Centre
Increased math and reading learning support

The West Central Communities Resource Centre
Free Mother Goose story time for caregivers and children

The Communities Resource Centre
Support for multi-cultural families preparing to enter the school system

The Reading Foundation in Mission
Assessment and treatment of learning difficulties through intensive remediation

Calgary Reads
Fosters children’s love of reading with free books, resources, and school programs

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