Virtual Reading Clubs

Summer contest!

The Centre d’appui familial invites you to participate in our contest! All summer long, we invite you to devour French books. It’s simple, the more you read, the more chances you have of winning. For each book read, the child must complete the reading comprehension document according to his age and send it to us. To be won, one of 6 $ 20 Indigo gift cards.

Download your reading comprehension document or request them from our library when you borrow:

Compréhension pour les 6 à 8 ansCompréhension pour les 9 à 12 ansCompréhension pour les 13 à 18 ans

Send your completed reading comprehension to Nolan at 1 completed reading comprehension = 1 entry into the draw


For any questions, contact Nolan at the following email address: or at the following number: 403-249-0525 Ext 8.

* Deadline for July: July 29 – * Deadline for August: August 30. The draws will take place on July 30 and August 31.

** One gift card per age group per month will be drawn at random from all reading comprehensions received during the month.

Reading Club: Beginner
on Google Meet

FOR WHO: children 6 to 8 years of age or older (beginner level in French: eg children able to read very small sentences up to small paragraphs).

SERIES of 4 workshops, once every two weeks depending on your availability
From July 5 to August 20, 2021


Reading Club: Intermediate
on Zoom

FOR WHO: Children in grades 3 to 5 (intermediate level: e.g. children able to read short pages of text and understand them well)
Tuesday group: July 6, 20, August 3, 17, 2021 / 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursday group: July 8, 22, August 5, 19, 2021 / 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration – Tuesday group
Registration – Thursday group


Come practice your French while having fun!

In this club, you will write a story that you will stage in a comic strip that you can create online.
Through this workshop, participants will apply their French writing skills while being creative!

Grade 1 to 2 group:
Tuesday July 20, 27 and August 3, 10 / 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Grade 3 to 5 group:
Wednesday July 21, 28 and August 4, 11 / 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Registration – grade 1 to 2
Registration – grade 3 to 5

Book Club

The BOOK CLUB encourages French reading and the development of critical thinking. In addition, it will allow young people to assert themselves, to defend their opinions and to assert their different points of view.

For 12 to 15 years old
Selected book : Jungle noire / Paul Roux

For 16 to 18 years old
Selected book : Six degrés de liberté / Nicolas Dickner

Virtual group meeting with Nolan to discuss the book scheduled for the week of August 22

Registration / 12 – 15 yrs old
Registration / 16 -18 yrs old

Become a Reading Buddy!

The participation of volunteers as Reading Buddies is very important and allows us to offer a reading club for beginners. If you would like to help children read in French and want to know more about our Reading Buddies volunteer program, click here

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