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Marpole Literacy Services - connecting the Marpole Community with information and education to build skills for life.

Please contact the Marpole Literacy Outreach Coordinator ,  Andrea Krombein,  on 778-668-3634 or, for information about literacy and education opportunities and for support for newcomers to Marpole.


Weekly Marpole Conversation Circles

Practice English Conversation,  find information and make new friends!  Circles run all year long with short breaks in March and December and a break for summer over July and August, resuming September.


1) Marpole Library Conversation Circle - everyone is welcome.

Tuesdays 10:30-12:30 pm at the Marpole Library - 8386 Granville Street in Marpole


2) Oakridge Library Conversation Circle - everyone is welcome.

Wednesdays 10:30-12:30pm at the Oakridge Library - 191-650 West 41st (at the Oakridge Shopping Mall)


​3) Oakridge Seniors Centre Conversation Circle - at Oakridge Mall (650 West 41st avenue,  Vancouver) -  Wednesdays 1pm-2pm from March 7 onwards - everyone is welcome



The Grandparents Learn and Lead Program:  Mondays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm at 8877 Selkirk Street, Vancouver.

  • Co-hosted with Marpole Oakridge Family Place,  this is an empowering,  grandparent-led weekly program which includes English Language learning, skill sharing,  exercise and special events.   This is a drop-in program. 
    »View our YouTube video 


  • It is Tax Time again!


  • Marpole Income Tax Clinic

    Free service – by appointment only

    Saturdays and Sundays only, from 5pm to 7pm

    Begins Saturday March 17 and ends Sunday April 29, 2018

    Marpole Oakridge Family Place

    8877 Selkirk Street, Vancouver (off the corner of 73rd)

                                                                                  Enquiries to Andrea Krombein (Seniors Outreach Coordinator)




Marpole Literacy gratefully acknowledges the funding and support of Decoda Literacy Solutions and the Province of British Columbia.