Orange Shirt Day 2020

  On September 30, Orange Shirt Day is a day when all Canadians come together to honour the thousands of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children who were taken from their homes and forced to attend residential schools in Canada. Together, we acknowledge that this is not just a part of Canada’s history, but an … Read more

Grant Day 2019 Waiver Process

Download waiver form Principal to get the students’ parents/guardians and educators to sign the forms (parents/guardians form is on pg. 1, educators form is on pg. 2) Principal to keep all the signed forms until after the Grant Day event The Love of Reading team will reach out to the principal in early June with … Read more


In celebration of World Book Day (April 23, 2019), the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, partnering with Indigo Books & Music, is donating 50,000 books to high-needs schools! We are marking this special occasion by donating classic book sets to Canadian high-needs elementary schools that were participants in our 2018 Adopt a School program. This … Read more

Adopt a School FAQs

INFORMATION FOR 2019 SUPPORTERS 1. How do I find a school to support? You can find a school to support through the Find a School tool located HERE. 2. What are the different ways that I can support a school? In-store: Each school has been paired with an Indigo store that will be collecting money … Read more

About the Indigo Adopt a School Program

The Indigo Adopt a School program is an annual fundraising campaign that takes place over the course of three weeks each fall. This program is a terrific resource for high-needs Canadian elementary schools hoping to raise funds in support of their library! Each participating school will be “adopted” by an Indigo, Chapters or Coles store, … Read more

Books with Emotional Themes

Here are some great book titles that deal with emotional themes: BOOK TITLES: MY MOUTH IS A VOLCANO (ISBN: 9781931636858) THE INVISIBLE BOY (ISBN: 9781582464503) WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR TEMPER FLARES (ISBN: 9781433801341) COOL DOWN & WORK THROUGH ANGER (ISBN: 9781575423463) DO UNTO OTTERS (ISBN: 9780312581404) YOU’RE ANGRY THROW A FIT OR TALK IT OUT (ISBN: 9781681522333) WHAT IF EVERYBODY DID THAT (ISBN: 9780761456865) … Read more

How to Raise a Reader

Helping your child learn to read is not only a joyful, connecting experience, but is also incredibly important in inspiring their lifelong love of reading. When you raise a reader, that love of reading helps develop and strengthen their literacy skills—critical for educational success—beyond reading comprehension, including stronger self-discipline, longer attention span, and better memory … Read more

Partnering with Yoobi to give school supplies to Canadian classrooms

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation has partnered with Yoobi to help give back to high-needs schools. The Foundation believes every child should have the resources they need for educational success and this partnership with Yoobi is another step in achieving that! In Canada, for every Yoobi item purchased at Indigo, Yoobi will donate a school … Read more