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QUIZ: Celebrating the joy of reading

Family Literacy Day in Canada is held each year on Jan. 27.
An important library is housed in the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. What is the name of this library? (W. Lloyd Mackenzie photo)

Each year since 1999, Family Literacy Day is held on Jan. 27 as a promotion of reading and literacy.

In Canada, literacy has been promoted for all ages, and there is no shortage of books, newspapers, magazines and other reading material.

How much do you know about reading and literacy?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions.

Good luck.

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Various books are pictured at the Smithers Public Library. Do you know which Canadian city has the Canada’s largest library? (Trevor Hewitt photo)

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About the Author: John Arendt

John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.
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