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David BaldacciDAVID BALDACCI is the 2015 Authors for Literacy keynote!
The Literacy Council is pleased to announce the 2015 featured author for the annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction

Purchase your tickets today online through Square
or by calling 828-254-3442.
Visit our Author page for more information.


Fall Potluck for students, tutors, staff, and board members at Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church St, Downtown Asheville on September 18th from 6-8pm

Learn what it is like to be a tutor or a student at the Literacy Council in the article: Mountain Causes, Asheville Citizen-Times Click here for a pdf version.     

Become a volunteer tutor! The next orientation sessions for prospective volunteers will be on September 23 at 9am, and September 24 at 5:30pm. Prospective volunteers should choose one of these sessions to attend. RSVP to

volunteer schedule


Read about an Augustine Student's improvements after a year of working with a tutor.

Read our letter to the editor in the Asheville Citizen-Times thanking all of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

Read about how an Augustine Project student's love of dogs helped him improve his reading.

Congratulations to Edith on passing the US Naturalization exam.

Congratulations to R.J., an Adult Education student, who was able to read a book to his grandchild for the first time.

Congratulations to Richard, an Adult Education student who has worked diligently and made huge gains.

Congratulations to Gina Poore, one of our very dedicated Adult Education students.

Read our tutor's story about traveling to Mexico with her student.

Meet our star ESOL student this year, Elena Zinchenko.

Read about the inspiring Jimenez/Hernandez family, a whole family of Literacy Council students!

Meet Jesus Hernandez, Augustine Project student.

Read our August e-newsletter here.

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