News and Events

  • 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

  • The People Have Spoken News

    November 29 2013

    Action Read staff member Joanne M. generously volunteered to dye her hair to raise funds for the United Way.  In our ‘Shock the Crop’ campaign, Action Readers voted by putting by donating money to

  • Community Award News

    September 22 2013

    This award recognizes an individual or business that has significantly supported our mission. Over the years Action Read has benefitted enormously from a partnership with Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis. 

  • Doris Middleton Award News

    September 20 2013

    This year’s Doris Middleton Award goes to learner Lisa Stokman.  Lisa joined the math group in 2010. Her goal was to improve her numeracy skills to live independently.  Lisa excelled in