Classroom On Wheels (COW) The Storybook Bus
Wherever a COW roams a little extra human kindness is sure to follow...
What is Classroom on Wheels (COW) The Storybook Bus?

The Storybook C.O.W. is a bookmobile that travels to various sites around the city. The bus carries an extensive collection of quality children’s books
-- hardcover and board books, for babies and preschool children, plus story books for older siblings too.

What is the COW program?

This program offers an opportunity for parents and children to drop in, view weekly featured books and corresponding story props/toys.

Parents have the choice to stay and read to their child or have a facilitator read stories and do related activities.

Books can be borrowed for two weeks at a time.

Weekly draws provide parents with an opportunity to gain quality books to own, use and treasure in their homes.

Who is the program for?
All parents with babies or young children are invited to participate. Parents whose children are not home can still come and borrow books to read when their children are at home.

This project is a Success by 6® Initiative with the program being delivered by the Centre for Family Literacy.

What neighbourhoods does the bus visit?
West Youngstown Community Tues. A.M. 8:30 - 10:00
  Canora Community Tues. A.M. 10:30 - 12:00
South East Sakaw Community Wed. A.M. 10:30 - 12:00
  Richfield Community Wed. P.M. 1:00 - 2:30
North West Athlone Community Tues. P.M. 1:00 - 2:30
  Caernarvon Community Fri. A.M. 8:30 - 10:00
North East Bannerman Community Thurs. A.M. 10:00 - 11:30
  McCauley Community Thurs. P.M. 12:30 - 1:30
  Eastwood Community Thurs. P.M. 2:00 - 3:00
  Balwin Fri. A.M. 10:30 - 12:00

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following community organizations: Capital Housing areas and community social workers from Sakaw, Richfield and Bent Arrow.
Bannerman Schools: Athlone Elementary School and Eastwood Elementary School, McCauley School, Youngstown School, Caernarvon School and Katherine Therrien Catholic School.
Success By 6® Community Team, Caernarvon Community League, KARA Family Support Centre, other COW bus coordinators and Volunteers.

Please contact Darrell Giraldeau for more information (421-7323)
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