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Literacy Outreach Coordinator: 604-562-3447
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Category: Cultural Literacy

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Why Is Cultural Literacy Important?

Culture is everywhere. Not only that, we interact with people from different cultures every day in Burnaby. Cultural literacy is very important, so keep reading to find out what it is, why it’s important, and how you can improve yours. What Is Cultural Literacy? Culture is how a group of people live, their language, arts,…
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Let’s Chat- Conversation Club

Do you want to improve your English? Would you like to make new friends and share your thoughts? Go to the Burnaby Neighbourhood House’s Conversation Club! Online through Zoom, they have meetings every Wednesday from November 2 until December 14. The meetings are from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. You can register by scanning the QR…
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Multilingual Resources at the BPL

Are you raising a multilingual child in Canada? Do you worry that your child might lose their home language or not learn English well enough? At the Burnaby Public Library, you can find great multilingual resources to raise your child to speak each language fluently. The Burnaby Public Library (BPL) and Literacy Now Burnaby is…
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Raise-a-Reader with Harman Pandher at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Literacy Now is honoured to have Harman Pandher’s illustrated children’s book, Gurpreet Goes to Gurdwara: Understanding the Sikh Place of Worship at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House! Harman, himself a former member of the board of directors of BNH, came back as a visiting author to do 3 live virtual readings made possible through the Raise a Reader initiative. The local…
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