COVID-19 Update

We’re back and getting ready to serve the community! Please note that our building is closed to the public so call ahead if you need to come in. Stayed tuned for the launch of our fall programming. Thank you!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spelling Bee has been cancelled for the foreseeable future. However we’re shooting for the fall of 2021 and hope to see everyone then. Thank you all for your generous support and donations!

Literacy Society of the North Okanagan

Literacy Society of the North Okanagan works with community partners and volunteers to help meet the literacy needs of people of the North Okanagan.

Literacy is the lens through which we see the world. It is a continuum that every one of us lives on, every moment of every day. And no matter what our level of education, every one of us has literacy challenges.

By not giving literacy the attention it deserves in our communities, we make the world a more difficult place for all of us to live and work.

The modern world speaks to us in a constantly changing language; one that often can be difficult to comprehend. Literacy is the ability to understand the rapidly evolving world around us, and to have a the ability to move confidently through it.

Literacy happens everywhere. Literacy is LIFE.*

*Adapted from The Literacy Manifesto – Decoda Literacy Solutions

We acknowledge:

  • The financial support of the Province of British Columbia and Decoda Literacy Solutions (made possible through funding from the Ministry of Education).
  • The Emergency Community Support Fund from the United Way Southern Interior BC, funded by the Government of Canada.
  • The Emergency Community Support Fund from Community Foundations Canada, funded by the Government of Canada.

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Skills Boost Program Poster_09-2020
Skills Boost Program Poster_09-2020