News and Events


    January 27 2023

    The unforeseen building-related problem was fixed yesterday afternoon. We open for regular business hours today. Hope to see you soon!

  • Bad Weather Policy News

    January 5 2023

    Action Read will close when Upper Grand District schools are closed or City of Guelph buses are cancelled. Notice cancellations will be shared on our social media, Magic FM and

  • Adult Learning Facilitator News

    September 24 2022

    Thank you to everyone who applied for our Adult Learning Facilitator position. We greatly appreciate your interest in working with our “small but mighty” team, and sincerely appreciate the time

  • Safe Food Handling Course August 2022 News

    July 8 2022

    FREE course for adults over 18 with employment goals, grade 12 or less, and Canadian Language Benchmark 6+. Learn in supportive in-person environment. Course takes place Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00

  • Free Courses Spring 2022 News

    May 20 2022

    Short-Term RentSmart Basics Certificate Thursday May 26, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm. In-Person Action Read & Ontario Works bring you a fun & practical workshop. Get tips & tools to

  • March “Soft” Re-opening News

    March 10 2022

    For the month of March, Action Read has invited select learning groups to resume in-person learning. Throughout February we have been working with Chalmers Outreach in order to start the

  • COVID Program Update News

    January 3 2022

    Action Read is once again closed to in-person learning due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. We are keeping up to date on the latest developments, and will reopen

  • One Book One Community 2021 News

    October 18 2021

    Action Read is pleased to bring ‘One Book, One Community’ (OBOC) to the city of Guelph for the second year! OBOC supports reading, celebrates books and writing, promotes Canadian writers,

  • Safe Food Handling News

    September 3 2021

    Runs Oct 13 – Nov 5, 2021. Course covers foodborne illnesses, food storage, personal hygiene, sanitizing, pest control and more. Upon successful completion of the final test, participants will earn