Calendar

2021 FAMILY LITERACY WEEK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

January 24th to 30th, 2021

ENTER TO WIN!

Take a picture of yourself participating in any Family Literacy Week event(s) and send it to literacymerritt@gmail.com by January 31st to enter for a prize!

Week-Long Activities

 

 

 

  • Literacy Loot Bags presented by the Merritt Library. Pick up your free bag of crafts, word games, and more! 6-12yrs.

 

 

 

  • Police Stories presented by the Community Policing Office & Merritt Library. Have you ever wondered about what Police dogs do? Are you interested in becoming a Police Officer? Visit the Merritt Library to find out more. ENTER TO WIN! Take a picture of yourself participating in Police Stories and send it to cpo@merritt.ca by January 31st to enter for a prize!

 

  • Storytime from Outerspace – Listen to stories read by astronauts in space! Storytimefromspace.com.

 

  • Story-walk presented by the City of Merritt. Take the family on a reading outing! Start at the Aquatic Centre or City Hall and follow the stories of Squawker by Jeff Bloom. (Click Map Below) ENTER TO WIN! Take a picture of yourself participating in Story-walk and send it fpeat@merritt.ca by January 31st to enter for a prize!

 

Scheduled Events

 

Monday, January 25th

  • 6-7PM – PICKUP PacificSport Active Movement Kits for Tots – Merritt Art Gallery. Get your bundle of playthings for tots to use for the virtual Active Tots session offered week-long. youtube.com/channel/UCPtf647aiWCmaJ9cpIDxAKQ

 

Tuesday, January 26th

 

  • 10:30-11:00AM — Virtual Tiny Tunes. Songs, rhymes and fun over Zoom! Register at tnrl.ca.

 

  • 6-6:30PM – Virtual Pajama Storytime – Ages 3-5. Grab your pjs & teddies and join us on Zoom for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.  Register at tnrl.ca.

 

Wednesday, January 27th

 

Thursday, January 28th

  • 10:30-11:00AM – Virtual Storytime – Stories, songs, fingerplays, & rhymes for the whole family! Registration required at tnrl.ca.

 

  • 3-5PM – Merritt Art Gallery – Art Literacy at the Merritt Art Gallery – Hands-on creative activities led by the Nicola Valley Arts Council. To register, call 250.378.7796 or visit the gallery (2051 Voght St.) in person.

 

 

Friday, January 29th

  • 10:30-10:45AM – Virtual Storytime. Sing songs, share rhymes, and tell or read a story. Visit @tnrl on Facebook.

 

Saturday, January 30th