News and Events

  • ‘For the Love of Words’ 2015! News

    March 31 2015

    Action Read presents it’s annual poetry, spoken word and music event on Friday April 24th at 7:30 pm at the Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St. This year’s event

  • Aboriginal Adult Writing Program News

    February 1 2015

    ‘Coming From the Heart’ is a new course being offered at Action Read. This program covers learning from a traditional Aboriginal perspective, completing and creating simple documents, essay writing and

  • Clear Language Workshop News

    January 13 2015

    On February 17th from 6 to 8 pm Sharon Nancekivell will offer a clear language workshop on the basic principles of clear writing. Hands-on practice and useful resources will be

  • Computer Basics News

    December 12 2014

    New 12 week course from January 12 to March 30th 2015. Runs Monday evenings from 6 to 8 pm at Action Read. Free! Designed for someone with no computer experience.

  • Receptionist Training News

    November 12 2014

    Have you ever wanted to learn what it takes to be a receptionist? Then this free course if for you! Learn communication essentials, phone etiquette, scheduling, organizing information, written communication,

  • Taking Care of Your Learning Spirit News

    October 6 2014

    First Nations’ Peoples have a wonderful way of helping one another learn. In this free workshop, Jan Sherman will help you make a small leather spirit pouch using this way

  • Cash Register Training News

    June 5 2014

    From June 10 to June 26 Action Read offers another 18 hour Cash Register Training Course for individuals with employment goals and essential skill challenges.  Participants learn about customer service, how to

  • Celebrity SCRABBLE! News

    April 23 2014

    Visit Action Read downtown on Saturday May 10th – Downtown Gives Back Day. Organized by the Downtown Guelph Business Association, on this day 10% of proceeds from purchases at participating stores

  • Cash Register Training News

    February 23 2014

    Action Read has launched a free Cash Register Training Course for any individual who wishes to improve his or her cash handling and customer service skills. The 18-hour course will