Everyone Needs to Read

Whether it is a job application, a medical form or simply a child’s homework assignment, it can be difficult to perform many necessary tasks without knowing how to read. Adult illiteracy is a growing problem in Kalamazoo County, but by working together we can begin to teach and empower our community.

Kalamazoo Literacy Council Calendar

Click here to view the Kalamazoo Literacy Council Calendar, which provides information about both local and national events.

Ways You Can Help

  • Volunteer
    Give the gift of your time. Be a tutor.
  • Donate
    Money or materials. Both are appreciated.
  • Membership
    Get involved with the KLC.

News & Events

Videos

Check out the KLC public service announcements.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Literacy Center Open House

Join the Kalamazoo Literacy Council in celebrating our newest literacy center at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. The Open House is from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, November 5th, 2016.  There will be information about the services provided at the literacy center as well as information about the adjacent ESL of Southwest Michigan program.

Literacy Connection Benefit

KALAMAZOO, MI — Coffee lovers can drink to adult literacy by attending the Water Street Literacy Connection Benefit on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

All day on Saturday, Water Street Coffee will play host to the Literacy Connection Benefit. Patrons will be invited to donate a $1 or more to benefit adult literacy.