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Celebrate stories with READ IN Week 2021

Wed, 15 Sep, 2021

News item: Celebrate stories with READ IN Week 2021

From Oct. 4 to 8, schools across the Division will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of READ IN Week in Edmonton. This annual event highlights the importance of reading in schools, libraries, workplaces and community organizations. 

This year’s READ IN theme is To Each Their Own Story!

Although literacy and learning events occur throughout the year, READ IN Week is a special time for our schools to welcome volunteers to share their love of reading with students and staff. This year, our schools will once again be inviting guests to read virtually with our students.


Anyone can participate in READ IN Week! In previous years, we’ve welcomed athletes, politicians, authors, parents, students and community members to classes across Edmonton. Volunteer to read in a Kindergarten to Grade 12 class at a school near you. This year all guests will be virtually reading to students!

To find a class to read to, we encourage guests to contact a school directly.


We want to see all the fun you have during READ IN Week! Tag your photos and experiences on social media with #ReadInWeek.


Find more information about READ IN Week, including tips on how to read aloud.

READ IN Week Edmonton partners include the Centre for Family Literacy, Conseil scolaire Centre-Nord, Edmonton Catholic School District, Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton Public Schools and the University of Alberta.