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You can spend your time at Little Red Reading House any way you like! Children can find a cozy nook to curl up in and read independently, or enjoy a story read aloud by their adult, or the House Hosts. At the end of your visit, each child can choose a free book to take home and keep.

A note to our long time supporters: Children's Reading Place is now Little Red Reading House! The world has changed since we last welcomed you, and so have a few things about our space. In order to continue our important work, there is now a charge attached to a visit. Thank you in advance for supporting us and making future visits possible. We honour the City of Calgary Fair Entry Program.For more information, please visit . When making a fair entry booking, select the 'fair entry' button on the next screen and you will be asked to show proof of your fair entry pass at your visit. We never want cost to be a barrier. Please reach out to and we will work with you to find a way to enjoy our special reading place. We can't wait to welcome you back!

My daughter was so excited to get her first chapter book and have a "this book belongs to" sticker with her name.

—Calgary parent

Book a visit

Check out the times in our calendar! Includes up to 6 family members for 1 hour. Proof of Fair Entry qualifies for a visit at no charge. Questions? Please email

After you've made your booking, if your plans change, please reach out so we can help you reschedule. Please email us at Please see our refund policy in the FAQs below.



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Explore the house

How many stories can you fit inside two storeys? Thousands! Choose a book, choose a room, and choose a place to curl up and read for an hour.

Books for every age

At Little Red Reading House, you’ll find books appropriate for every age and every reading level — and something to suit every child’s interests!

Endless inspiration

The house’s bright decor, bookshelves, and cozy chairs are yours to enjoy — and they’re also meant to inspire your own reading spaces at home


What should we expect on a family reading visit?

We look forward to welcoming you to Little Red Reading House. Your visit is a chance to be immersed in our magical, literacy-rich house. Explore the many themed rooms, tuck into special reading places and read away together. We encourage you to turn off phones and focus on the fun of reading together with your child for this special hour. At the end of your visit, each child can pick out their very own book to take home and keep!

How long is a visit?

Your family gets to enjoy all the wonders of Little Red Reading House for a whole hour. With so many special reading places to explore and books to read, we have many families who visit regularly to enjoy different nooks and different books!

What safety measures are being taken at Little Red Reading House?

To help keep families and guests safe, each group will have the house to themselves. We are following all other provincial COVID safety measures to help ensure you enjoy a safe, comfortable experience.

How do I cancel or reschedule a booking?

After you've made your booking, if your plans change, please reach out so we can help you cancel or reschedule. Please email us at and we'll be happy to help!

What is the refund/cancellation policy on bookings?

If your plans change and you'd prefer a refund rather than rescheduling, you can receive a full refund if you cancel at least 48 hours before your booking. Bookings cancelled in less than 48 hours will not be refunded, but we will gladly help you reschedule. Please email us at

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