Welcome! We are one of the oldest literacy councils in Pennsylvania, with 45 years of service to the community. We have helped thousands of adults reach their goals; however, we continue to face new challenges, and need your help! Please look around our site and stop back often!
Join us for our Second Annual Wine Literacy Event -
Cooking with Wine
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The Word of the Week
Find out about this week's Word of the Week here.
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Tutor/Student Awards Dinner and Annual Membership Meeting
Monday, April 28, 6:00 p.m. at Immanuel UCC, Waverly and Brobst Streets, Shillington, PA.
This will be a "covered-dish dinner." Please bring a prepared dish that would feed a family of approximately four or five. Tutors, please encourage your ESL students to bring foods from their own country.
If you would like to nominate a tutor, volunteer, or student for an award, please contact Bev Hirneisen by April 4.
This is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to meet other members of our Literacy Council community.
The Spring series will be held at the Joan M. Breisch Adult Learning Center in West Lawn on Saturday, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2014, 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
We’re all about doing great work in Berks County. Listen as Ryan Breisch and his guests talk about “Doing Great Work”
Drop-off information for the Book Bonanza.
On Tuesday, October 22, the Literacy Council was pleased to accept a $1000.00 grant for our Technical Skills Training Program from Wells Fargo! Pictured are Maggie Kyler, Wells Fargo District Manager; Ryan Breisch, Council Executive Director; Laurie Dawkins, Council Associate Director; and, Cheryl Meck, West Lawn Store Manager.
Click here to read about breaking down the language barrier.
Click here to find out about the Workforce Development Program.