Community Support

We would like to express our gratitude for recent donations from IODE Lambly’s Landing, SD83 DPAC, Women Who Wine and the Canada Post Community Foundation. Funds from these organizations will be used to purchase literacy games kits and supplies for the One To One Literacy program that takes place in elementary schools throughout School District… Continue reading Community Support

Volunteer Opportunities!

We are excited to have our volunteers heading back into schools this year to read with children! All you need to volunteer as a tutor is a love of reading and a desire to make a difference in your community! If you are interested in volunteering please fill out this form or contact children’s program… Continue reading Volunteer Opportunities!

Join us and learn about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

We are looking forward to having our Children’s Programs Coordinator, Terra Stephenson, presenting at the Women Who Wine’s September Community Giving Event Sponsored by The Stacer Team! Terra will be talking about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and we would love for you to attend!Please click on the event link for more information, and to RSVP.… Continue reading Join us and learn about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Summer Slide Programs Return

LASS was proud to host two weeks of summer reading camps in Sicamous, Enderby, and Salmon Arm! We’d like to give a special thank you to the Eagle Valley Resource Centre, Saint Andrew’s United Church, and the SD83 District Resource Centre for hosting us this year. Thank you to the librarians in the Sicamous, Enderby… Continue reading Summer Slide Programs Return

You’re Invited!

We hope you can join us at our AGM and Volunteer Tea on Wednesday, June 15 2022 from 3-5 pm at the District Education Support Centre. We look forward to celebrating LASS volunteers and supporters at this annual event and to sharing some of the projects and programs we have been working on. Please RSVP… Continue reading You’re Invited!

Drop-In Technology Help Desk Launched

LASS is pleased to offer drop-in technology help Thursday afternoons at the Salmon Arm Okanagan Regional Library from 2 until 3 pm. If you need some introductory help with basic technology questions such as how to search for files, use email or download APPS look for our desk on Thursdays until May 12.

Unplug and Play Week

Salmon Arm audience enjoys magical start to Unplug and Play week Howls of laughter and exclamations of amazement filled the Salmar Grand for much of the lunch hour Sunday as magician Leif David helped the Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society (LASS) kick off Unplug and Play week.   LASS hosted the Okanagan magician and… Continue reading Unplug and Play Week

Unplug and Play 2022 Schedule

Unplug and Play 2022 Schedule The past 22 months of the Covid-19 Pandemic have forced many of us to rely on digital devices more then at any other time in history. Students pivoted to online schooling when needed, and parents grappled with zoom meetings and working from home. While increased screen time has been necessary… Continue reading Unplug and Play 2022 Schedule

Celebrating ONE To ONE Reading

Celebrating ONE To ONE Reading 2020/21 included many challenges for our programs but we are so happy to celebrate the success of ONE To ONE Reading. Tutors and families worked together to support reluctant readers while staying safe during the pandemic. By meeting online with Zoom and reading Epic books tutors were able to encourage… Continue reading Celebrating ONE To ONE Reading