News and Events

  • Family Literacy Day 2019 News

    March 6 2019

    Lotsa fun, stories, paint and wonderful mess was a happenin’ at our National Family Literacy Day celebration at the Children’s Art Factory on January 28. Follow the link to see

  • Cashier Training News

    February 13 2019

    Action Read’s Cashier Training course runs Wednesday Feb 13, 20, 27 and March 5th from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Call Joanne for details at 519-836-2759.

  • Receptionist Training News

    January 2 2019

    There’s still space in this popular course! The course covers: • Communication Essentials • Phone Etiquette • Scheduling • Organizing Information • Written Communication • Using Mail and Courier By

  • Holiday Hours News

    December 20 2018

    Action Read will be closed at noon on December 24th and will reopen on Wednesday January 2 at 9:30 am. We will be checking messages during this time and will

  • Congratulations! News

    September 21 2018

    Congratulations to our 2018 AGM award winders, including Lisa Dee and Lana Dietrich for the Doris Middleton Memorial Award for their exceptional learning progress and their advocacy for literacy; Bev

  • Work with Us! News

    July 20 2018

    Action Read is looking for an adult educator to join our team at the end of August 2018. Please help us spread the word! This is a permanent, full-time position

  • Join Our Board! News

    June 19 2018

    Action Read is looking for new Board Members starting September 20th 2018. Share your valuable time and leadership skills with a ‘small but mighty’ organization with over 30 years experience

  • Northstar at Shelldale News

    May 3 2018

    Action Read now offers Northstar basic computer skills certification to complement our digital training programs. Northstar is an online certification program whereby learners take a FREE test on a range

  • Party Hearty! News

    August 18 2017

    Come celebrate Action Read’s 30th Anniversary on Wednesday September 27th, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm! Hear about our many milestones and achievements, and the incredible accomplishments and contributions of our learners,