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Did you know that 42% of adults struggle to read?

Developing good literacy skills at any early age significantly increases a child’s chance of success in life!

  • The Clearwater and Area Literacy Program is guided by the Clearwater and Area Literacy Plan and the Clearwater Literacy Advisory Committee (CLAC). 
  • The Literacy Outreach Coordinator (LOC) operates under the guidance of the Clearwater and Area Literacy Plan and the CLAC, and works within the area from Little Fort to Blue River.
  • The LOC works to promote literacy projects and initiatives in the community as well as facilitates the Partner Assisted Learning (PAL) Program, and the Bright Red Bookshelf program.
  • The LOC also supports other literacy services and programs in the community such as the One to One Reading Program, and holds fun activities throughout the year such as "Cookies and Bookies" which promotes Family Literacy Day.

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Exciting news!

The Barriere & Area Literacy Outreach Facebook Page has been launched!

Click the link below so you can visit the page and give it a Follow & Like !

Raise A Reader Day

Every September the Raise A Reader campaign is from 9 am to 1, so come on out and support a worthy program. As well, our annual Spelling BEE, creates quite a "BUZZ" of fun and donations as teams compete to win the coveted BEE Trophy and support literacy.