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james patterson literacyThank you to the generous event guests, auction item donors, and sponsors that made the 2014 Authors for Literacy event featuring James Patterson such a success! Visit our Facebook Album or Flickr Album to see pictures from the event.

Read The Laurel of Asheville's Sept. article promoting the event (pg. 77)

Listen to WCQS's story featuring the Literacy Council and our Sept. 5 Authors for Literacy event.

Become a volunteer tutor! The next orientation sessions for prospective volunteers will be on Jan. 21, at 9am, and Jan. 22, at 5:30pm. Prospective volunteers should choose one of these sessions to attend. RSVP to volunteers@litcouncil.com and click here for the complete volunteer tutor training schedule.

From Mon., Dec. 1 through Fri., Dec. 12 shop at Ten Thousand Villages and mention the Literacy Council at checkout.
We will earn 15% of purchase price.


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.

Congratulations to our students! 2 ESOL students earned U.S. citizenship and 2 Adult Ed student were awarded their GEDs in January.

The Literacy Council was on the front page of the Asheville Citizen-Times on Thursday, April 24! Click here to read the article, written by reporter Barbara Blake.

Read our November e-newsletter here.


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