About Us

Mission Statement

The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks, Incorporated, helps people better communicate, collaborate and contribute to their workplace and community.



To eradicate illiteracy in Berks County by teaching people the vital reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills needed to improve their quality of life and enable more productive employment and community citizenship.



Respect for all
Empower volunteers and staff to provide quality service
Provide a spectrum of literacy services
Develop curricula and services to respond to the changing literacy needs of the community
Implement innovative technology and techniques
Network to identify resources and partnerships
Guide all participants in achieving their goals