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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.

Read and Seed Parent Literacy Program helps families learn and grow together

Parents will have the opportunity to learn and grow with their children this summer through the Read and Seed Parent Literacy Program that is being hosted by the Kalamazoo Literacy Council in collaboration with Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan.

Eastside Literacy Events – Creating a Culture of Reading

The Kalamazoo Literacy Council and Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity (KVHH) are partnering up to bring five “Creating a Culture of Reading” literacy events to the Eastside Neighborhood. The events are funded by the Newell Rubbermaid Literacy Grant. The goal of these events are to bring the community together, revitalize the neighborhood, and provide fun activities to promote literacy. They are also a part of KVHH’s Neighborhood Revitalization plan called Eastside Pride.

Secret Lives of Americans and adult literacy

If you care about adult literacy, the next episode of the national cable TV show Secret Lives of Americans is a must see event! The episode, which airs on June 3, 2016, features an adult who struggles with low literacy skills.