Scrabble fans

Scrabble fans

Words rule at Castlegar Library

Scrabble lovers congregate for annual CBAL event in Castlegar

“Scrabble for literacy” is the name of the ninth annual event held on March 4 in downtown Castlegar.

About 20 word wizards gathered for the event – an effort organized by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

Local scrabble players meet on the second wednesday of each month and newcomers are always welcome. They play from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.