January 22 to 29, 2022

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From January 22nd to January 29th, pick up Literacy Loot during regular hours at Interior Savings, the Merritt Library and the Nicola Valley Arts Centre Gallery and Gift Shop. From colouring to games, books, art projects and more be sure to collect Literacy Loot at these locations.


Visit for Active Tots, Movement with Thea & Mark workouts, Sparks Stories, and a Magic Workshop with Magician Clinton W. Gray.


Saturday, January 22nd

1PM to 3PM – Merritt Bench Park


Kick off Interior Savings Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week with an outdoor community event at the Merritt Bench Park. PacificSport Interior BC will be bringing sledge hockey to Merritt. This is your chance to try a new sport. Merritt Sparks, Brownies and Guides will be hosting a variety of game stations and Merritt Nature Kids will be leading a guided nature walk from 1PM to 2PM. Find out what trees do in winter.

And, take home some Literacy Loot!


Thursday, January 27th

10AM or 6PM –


Virtual Come Read With Me teaches parent/caregivers of grade one students reading strategies to use at home with their children.


Participants will receive a free resource kit to use at home.


Registration is required and forms will be sent home with your grade one student to complete and return to the school.