First Book Canada provides access to new books for low income children and families. To date, First Book Canada has distributed more than 4.5 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout Canada. First Book Canada is transforming the lives of low income children and families and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis. No matter how formats and technologies change, low income children and families will still need access to rich and varied content. First Book Canada is helping guide the publishing industry as it evolves so that all children can benefit from new technologies and flourish as readers.

First Book Canada empowers educators with an unprecedented choice of high quality books and materials.

Resources help to:

  • Elevate the quality of literacy programs.
  • Enrich the learning experience for children in need.
  • Enable teachers to create new curricula.
  • Impart a love of reading to children.

Niagara will host regular ‘pop up’ book distributions featuring brand new, individual, loose books spanning different genres and age ranges.

Karen Schmidt
Niagara Children’s Planning Council Coordinator, Niagara Region Children’s Services

Phone: (905) 980-6000 ext. 3828

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