Literacy Now Burnaby

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Literacy Now Burnaby is a task group whose members are working in partnership with community groups and organizations to build and enhance literacy services, programs, and networks in Burnaby.

Our mission is to collaboratively identify literacy needs in Burnaby, to encourage community efforts to add literacy components to current programs, and to create new literacy initiatives where needed.

Literacy Now curates a list of organizations providing literacy programs in Burnaby. The locations of these services are displayed in this map.

We distribute physical books donated by various charitable programs such as First Book Canada and The Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation throughout Burnaby in locations such as community centres and food banks.

In addition, our website provides literacy related resources and blogs. Our online outreach program includes Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Please follow us on these platforms to find out more about our online outreach activities.

Community groups and individuals interested in furthering literacy in Burnaby are welcomed to attend our regular task group meetings and events. Please contact us.

The steward organization of Literacy Now Burnaby and the literacy outreach coordinator is the Burnaby Neighbourhood House.

Literacy Now Burnaby is located on the ancestral and unceded homelands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples.