About Us


What We Do

Formed in 2009 with an objective of increasing literacy outcomes, members believe in “strengthening literacy through community”.

Current programming includes:

  • Active Stories
  • FREE books on over 40 Bright Red Bookshelves throughout the Nicola Valley
  • Come Read With Me seminars for parents to support their children’s reading
  • One to One tutoring in elementary schools
  • Explore Art Literacy
  • Family Literacy Events
  • Family Literacy Games Sessions
  • “Movin” to the Beat Physical Literacy for teens
  • Sock it to Literacy Fundraiser
  • Summer Reading
  • Technical Literacy for Seniors
  • Welcome Signage for businesses in Nlaka’pamux and Sylix

The purposes of the society are:

  • To identify the gaps in community literacy;
  • To link community literacy services together;
  • To work with community literacy partners to assist in filling the gaps of community literacy.