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Apply now for the PGI Learner Achievement Tribute Award. The deadline to apply is May 31.

January 27, 2010, was Family Literacy Day

Literacy BC has moved offices

The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults learning to read, presents The Best of the Reader, a website with many ebooks and teacher resources.

Watch "Literacy Yarn" to find out why knitting is a good metaphor for literacy.

Data Angel Report: Addressing Canada's Literacy Challenge, A Cost-Benefit Analysis (PDF)

New Guidebook: Learning Together: A Guide to Community-Based Adult ESL _ Literacy in British Columbia (PDF)

Literacy _ Beyond raises $33,000 for Literacy BC

Literacy BC's 2008/09 Annual Report is now online (PDF).

New TD Bank Report: Helping Newcomers Unlock Their Potential (PDF)

Listen to Barbara Adler's poem, "Florence"

Report: Canada's Hidden Deficit: the Social Cost of Low Literacy Skills

Visit www.youthliteracy.ca for resources to help youth overcome literacy challenges



The Provincial Literacy Resource Centre is for literacy instructors, tutors, learners, researchers, community workers and anyone who has an interest in literacy. Our library contains over 4,000 books, audio-visuals and web links on adult and family literacy.

Let us help you find the resources you need on these and other topics:

aboriginal literacy literacy and health issues
adult literacy literacy programming
clear language prison literacy
community development program development
computers and literacy seniors literacy
tutoring
family literacy workplace literacy _ essential skills
learning disabilities women's literacy

Anyone from British Columbia can borrow books - by mail - for free.
Make requests for materials or research assistance via phone, fax, email, or through the online catalogue.
Resources will be mailed to you, unless other arrangements are made.
To learn more about borrowing, go to About the Resource Centre.

CONTACT US

For more information call 1-888-732-3234 (toll-free in BC) or 604-684-0624.
Or you can email us at library@literacy.bc.ca.