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Unite for Literacy

Looking for free, easy to read ebooks? Unite for Literacy is a non-traditional publishing company that provides free online access to a library of more than 400 picture books. Each book is an illustrated non-fiction original and audio narrations are available in more than 40 languages. The books are organized into ten categories:  animals, plants… Read more

Helping Children Learn

Have you seen the Learning Together Every Day booklets? If you’re working with adults who are working on their literacy skills and are parents of young children, here’s a great, made-in-BC resource to use.The three booklets are in easy-to-read English, and contain fun activities to do with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. You can find these… Read more

Diabetes and Literacy

Today is World Diabetes Day. Literacy is an important factor in learning to manage personal health, including diabetes. The Diabetes Essential Skills Kit (DESK) is designed to help health practitioners and literacy practitioners work together with patients and learners to develop skills to help them manage pre-diabetes and diabetes. The kit consists of two online… Read more

Easy to Read Novels from Ireland

Did you know that the Decoda Library has short novels by Irish authors? There’s still time to borrow one to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this coming Saturday. You can see the full list by searching “open door” in the library catalogue. Email library@decoda.ca to request a title. And, because green is the colour for St…. Read more

Unite for Literacy

Looking for free, easy to read ebooks? Unite for Literacy provides access to more than 125 free ebooks for early readers. Each book is an illustrated original with narrated audio support in more than one language. The books are organized into ten categories:  animals, plants and food, earth and sky, technology, healthy me, family, friends,… Read more