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Kamloops' 12th Annual ABC Family Literacy Day kicks off Saturday morning

By Adam Donnelly
January 19, 2018 - 4:53pm Updated: January 19, 2018 - 6:23pm

KAMLOOPS — Literacy in the 21st century is more important than ever, and with the prevalence of technology, and the wide array of information available online, the ability to sift through it all has become a crucial skill for all segments of the population.

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Downtown Kamloops Library branch set to close for renovations

By Greg Fry
January 19, 2018 - 2:37pm Updated: January 19, 2018 - 3:38pm

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Library has announced its branch on Victoria Street will be closed for a major facelift starting February 28.

Chief Librarian Judy Moore says it's the first major renovation in 20 years. Phase One of the work took place between Christmas and New Year's.

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Reducing the stigma associated with Alzheimer's and dementia

By Tanya Cronin
January 18, 2018 - 12:22pm Updated: January 18, 2018 - 1:42pm

KAMLOOPS — January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, a time to shine a light on a disease that's impacting so many lives. The most recent statistics show that almost 750,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementias, and those numbers continue to rise.

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