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new books collected in
20 years. That's The Gift of Reading!
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This initiative targets underprivileged children aged 0–12 from across Quebec, with the aim to prevent reading and writing difficulties.


$10,000 to help literacy for Deaf people

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To support adults and children so they can develop their ability to read and write and participate fully in society.

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1 québécois adulte sur 5 éprouve des difficultés majeures en lecture

One in five adult

(aged 16-65) in Quebec is likely to experience great reading difficulties

1 million d'analphabètes au Québec

1 000 000

adults are illiterates in Quebec

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More than 120 000

individuals directed to training resources by our Adult Services since 1990

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More than 650 000 books

have been distributed through The Gift of Reading program over the last 20 years

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