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

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!

One to One Reading Program partners with after school club.

January and February have been exciting months for Children’s Literacy in the North Okanagan-Shuswap! The One to One reading program has been exploring new ways to support children’s reading over the past two years, as it has been challenging for our tutors to go into schools to read in-person with students. 2020 saw the start of our virtual… Continue reading One to One Reading Program partners with after school club.

Sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and receive a free book every month!

We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to put books into the hands and hearts of children in the North Okanagan-Shuswap area! Registered children receive a hand-selected, age-appropriate, high-quality book every month from ages 0-5 for FREE!To register your child, go to the link below, fill in your… Continue reading Sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and receive a free book every month!

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 for many of us, the… Continue reading Unplug and Play 2022 Schedule

Unplug and Play 2022

LASS is busy planning for our upcoming Unplug & Play Family Literacy Week and we can’t wait for the fun to begin! In partnership with community organizations, we invite families to reduce their screen-time (TV, video games, texting, computers, etc.) for the week of January 22nd to January 29th, 2022. If your business or organization is… Continue reading Unplug and Play 2022

Socks for Literacy Fundraising

Socks for Literacy are back! LASS is selling merino wool socks to fundraise for local literacy programs and events.The Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society receives over $2.50 for each pair of socks sold and the funds raised go towards programs such as ONE TO ONE reading, Cyber Seniors Computer Tutoring and Unplug and Play… Continue reading Socks for Literacy Fundraising

Join Us!

LASS would like you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. This is an opportunity for LASS to share the projects and programs we have been working on during the past year and our plans for the upcoming months. For a zoom link to our online AGM please contact… Continue reading Join Us!