Books For Kids


Make a difference and reach a reader!

CBAL, along with Black Press, Blue Sky Clothing and credit unions from across the Basin and Boundary are raising funds to support books for children and youth, and family programs. Every dollar you donate stays in your community!

3 Ways to Give

Buy Socks for Literacy

Click here to message us- offices are stocked!

Make a Donation

Canada Helps is our donation site!

Buy a Rather Be Reading T-shirt!

Store is now closed - don't worry next year shirts will be back!


When children read, they expand their:

  • Vocabulary

    and speaking skills.

  • Curiosity

    and thinking skills.

  • Imagination

    and creativity.

  • Connections

    about capacity to learn.

  • Love

    for learning.

Last year your donations supported

Books and resources for kids and families
Children, youth and adults in family programs

Contact Us • 250-342-2475

Thank you to our campaign partners for helping to bring Books for Kids 2023 to life!