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Saskatoon Public Library is launching an all-ages reading program this summer. They’ll be kicking the program off with an Opening Ceremony on Saturday, June 17 from 10 am to 3 pm at Frances Morrison Central Library. The program will run for 10 weeks and end August 25th. Participants can enter to win weekly prizes and a chance to win our grand prize.

Here is the link to the Library website for information on how the program will work. https://saskatoonlibrary.ca/knowlympics.

The Word on the Street

Celebrate reading in downtown Saskatoon at our annual festival!

Participate in hundreds of author readings, discussions, and activities, and shop in a vibrant Exhibitor Marketplace. There’s plenty to see and do for the whole family.

Discover Canada’s Best Authors:
Since 2010, The Word On The Street Saskatoon has proudly hosted some of Canada’s finest literary talent. Our sixth annual festival is shaping up to be another great one. Check out the authors and artists appearing this year!

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Downtown Saskatoon 23rd St. E and 4th Ave. N
10:30 am – 5:00 pm


Read Saskatoon Golf Tournament

Our 2016 PGI Golf Tournament for Literacy is just around the corner! We hope you can join us.

Held at the Saskatoon Golf and Country Club, a full slate of golfers from all around our community play a Texas Scramble, and enjoy our Awards Dinner where we recognize our famous (and infamous!) golfers and people who bring literacy to life.

Price: $200 per golfer ($800 per team)

· It’s our 10th PGI!
· Monday, August 29, 2016
· Saskatoon Golf and Country Club – 865 Cartwright Street West, Saskatoon, SK
· 9:00 registration, light breakfast & networking
· 10:00 tee time
· 4:15 banquet and awards
· Early bird deadline Wednesday June 15 noon. Enter a team to win our infamous PGI VIP experience: decked out theme golf carts, specialty lunch, extra snacks and beverages.
· we welcome Lindsay Knight, aka Eekwol, as our 2016 Poet Laureate
· Register to golf by clicking here
· Sponsorship opportunities still available
· Stay tuned for our 2016 theme announcement. Easiest way to do this is make sure you are receiving our enews updates
· All money raised ensures free adult family and financial literacy programming throughout our community


Lit Up! A Night of Laughs … Spotlighting Literacy

Lit Up! A Night of Laughs, Food and Original Auction Experiences Spotlighting Literacy

LIT UP! is a fun, business causal evening that spotlights literacy with great volunteer recognition. Join us for good company, tasty eats, sweet treats, and the chance to bid on silent and live auction items. Our live auction packages are coming together with greater details to follow in the upcoming weeks, however, here are a few teasers:

Cameco Concert package
VWAG Riders Package
Weekend at Elkridge
Kelowna Adventure
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan VIP experience
House concert with the Whisky Jerks
Global Saskatoon package

Purchase tickets or a table: $65 each, $520 for a table of 8 or $700 for a VIP table and includes a charitable tax receipt. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. If you purchase a table before January 31, you are eligible to win a VIP experience upgrade.

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. cocktails, 7:00 p.m. program and auction
Location: Sheraton Cavalier Saskaton Hotel (612 Spadina Crescent East)
Tickets: $65/person, $520/table, $700/VIP table. A charitable receipt is available for ticket purchases. Usual online payment methods available. Cheques can be mailed to or dropped off at the following address:

READ Saskatoon
#304-1114 22nd Street West
Saskatoon, SK
S7M 0S5

Please make all cheques payable to READ Saskatoon.

Thank you so much for your consideration. Your support means the world to Saskatoon adults and families as they work towards their personal, educational, financial, and employment goals.