PGI Lob for Literacy

Our 12th annual PGI “Lob for Literacy” fundraiser is coming soon, and we invite you to help us “hit it out of the park”! The tournament will be held September 9 & 10, 2022 Stanbridge East Community Centre.  100% of the funds raised will support Yamaska Literacy programs. YLC provides FREE literacy services and programs…

We are hiring!

The Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC) is a community based literacy organization, serving English-speaking adults in Brome-Missisquoi and Haute-Yamaska. We’re looking to hire a new member of the team, as Development Agent for Brome-Missisquoi. Are you passionate about literacy and community development? The position is part-time and contractual.  See the full job posting for details.  …

Celebrating Literacy Volunteers

The theme for National Volunteer Week  2022 is “Volunteering Is Empathy In Action”. This theme affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Empathy is a quality that can help people relate to others and build awareness around different experiences. It connects…

Workshops for Parents

Coming soon…a workshop series for parents (grandparents and caregivers) of children 0-12 years. FREE! Join one or more workshop from the comfort of your home. The topics are designed to provide information and also to nourish your well-being. Click here to register, or call 450-263-7503 or email [email protected] https://forms.gle/vZrWBGLE1ubugTXC6   These workshop are offered through…

Parent-Child Storytime and Activities

Calling parents, grandparent and caregivers of children 3-12 years ! FREE stories and activities. The Yamaska Literacy Council, in partnership with the Eastern Townships School Board, is launching FREE family literacy programming. Themes: ART, DRAMA, SCIENCE and BALANCE (breathing movement, mindfulness) 2 sessions offered: Register for one or more! April (3-6 years) May (7-12 years)…

February 14 is International Book Giving Day…and Valentines Day! The Yamaska Literacy Council invites you to nominate someone to receive a “LOVE LITERACY KIT”. How to nominate someone:  https://forms.gle/5e4wYR8zSPbKuHx18 1. Tell us WHO and WHY you are nominating them. 2. Select items for the personalized Love Literacy Kit. 3. *During the week of Feb 14-18, YLC…

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day (originally called Armistice Day) was first observed in 1919 throughout the British Commonwealth to commemorate the armistice agreement that ended the First World War. Every year we pause to remember those who have served and continue to serve. The poppy is a well-known symbol associated with Remembrance Day, due to the poem by…