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Contact Carolyn Amantea at 250-368-6770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to learn more about our FREE programs? See the program descriptions below.
Children and Family Literacy Programs
Books for Babies gives families with a new babies in Greater Trail a book bag that includes a new book and community information about programs for families. Bags are distributed through the Public Health Unit.
Kindergym is a parent child physical literacy program that includes movement and games.
Literacy Lending Library is available at the CBAL Office (1160 Cedar Avenue, Trail). Families are welcome to borrow resources including a variety of parenting books, DVDs and children’s books.
Mother Goose focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories for parents or caregivers and their babies and young children.
Parents as Literacy Supporters (PALS) provides an opportunity for parents to join their children in kindergarten to take part in activities and learn strategies to support children's language, literacy and numeracy development.
StrongStart is an early learning drop-in program for children and a parent or caregiver.
Together to Learn offers parents the opportunity to work on English, math and study skills with a Selkirk College instructor. Childcare and a healthy snack are provided.
Adult Literacy Programs
Adult Tutoring Program trains volunteer to work with English speaking and/or English as a Second Language adults wishing to improve their reading, writing, speaking, math and/or computer literacy skills.
Community Learning Place is a place where adults can drop-in to get help with basic computers, reading, writing, math, English language, test preparation, skills upgrading and citizenship.
English as a Second Language Classes offer small group sessions for individuals seeking to improve their English, including reading, writing, speaking and listening.
iPad User Group is a class for adults to learn basic iPad use and explore iPad applications.