Will’s Jams performs during the 2019 Family Literacy Day at Clearbrook Library. This year’s event, taking place at the library and The Reach Gallery Museum, is held on Saturday, Jan. 25. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Family Literacy Day event at Clearbrook Library and The Reach

Free activities taking place on Saturday, Jan. 25 include workshops and more

Clearbrook Library and The Reach Gallery Museum celebrate Family Literacy Day on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Free activities run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library (32320 George Ferguson Way) and The Reach (32388 Veterans Way).

A free breakfast is held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Firehall 1 (beside the library) and is hosted by Literacy Matters Abbotsford and Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service. Visitors can pick up a Read What You Love reading log to read and win prizes.

The Family Literacy Day event also includes more than 20 community literacy booths. Guests can also make a binary bracelet and decode a secret phrase.

Activities (running for 15 minutes each) taking place at Clearbrook Library are:

• Science World on the Road Workshop – 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.

• author Perry Smith reading from his book “Powwow With Family” – 11:20 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 1:20 p.m.

• Halq’emeylem Language Games Workshop – 11:40 a.m., 12:40 p.m. and 1:40 p.m.

Activities taking place at The Reach are:

• Boris Sichon Drumming Workshop – 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m

• Abbotsford Children’s Theatre “Body Language” Workshop – 11:20 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 1:20 p.m.

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