Creston Community Literacy Coordinator
#5-223 16th Avenue North, Creston
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9 am - 12 noon
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Contact Linda Steward at 250-402-9448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or visit the CBAL office on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am - 4 pm.
Want to learn more about our FREE programs? See the program descriptions below.
Children and Family Literacy Programs
Baby Goose is a program for parents with babies and toddlers that encourages early language development through rhymes, songs, finger-plays and stories.
Books for Babies gives a book bag, containing books suitable for reading to babies and information about the importance of reading, singing and rhyming with very young children, to every family with a new baby. The bag also includes community information about programs and services of interest to parents of young children.
Community Bookshare is an on-going "no rules, no cost" book exchange with bookshelves located throughout the community.
Family Rhyme Time uses rhymes, songs and stories with parents and their babies and young children to help develop language and listening skills.
One to One Children's Reading Program pairs trained community volunteers to read with children in school. Children in the program read with a volunteer four times a week for half an hour. Strategies are aimed at increasing self-confidence and skills.
Adult Literacy Programs
Adult Literacy Tutoring Program provides trained volunteers to work with adults who wish to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening or numeracy skills.
Cyber Seniors provides basic computer training for seniors at a relaxed, easy pace. Classes includes computer basics, email, online banking and shopping, Skype and Facebook.
Computer Basics provides basic computer training for adults and seniors at a relaxed and easy pace. Classes include email, online banking, shopping, Skype and Facebook.
Drop-in Computer Practice Lab is a self-guided practice lab for those who want to work on their own with help available if required.
English as a Second Language Classes (ESL) offer small group sessions for individuals seeking to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
Returning to Learning provides learning and study skills help for adults planning to upgrade their skills or education.
Telling Our Stories teaches fun and interesting techniques for organizing your memoirs and composing an autobiography. No writing experience is necessary.
Workplace Documents takes the mystery out of finding, understanding and entering information in common workplace documents such as lists, directories, forms, signs, graphs and charts.