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Literacy Counsil of Reading-Berks

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!

Please Help!

We need volunteers for the following:

* Tutoring
* Board Members
* Committee Members
* Special Project Volunteers

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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April-May Newsletter Now Available! April-May Newsletter Now Available!

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Tutor/Student Awards Dinner and Annual Membership Meeting Tutor/Student Awards Dinner and Annual Membership Meeting 2011

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.

Citizenship Preparation Classes
Citizenship Preparation Classes

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.

Listen to Our Podcasts!
Listen to Our Podcasts!

We’re all about doing great work in Berks County. Listen as Ryan Breisch and his guests talk about “Doing Great Work”

Book Bonanza

Drop-off information for the Book Bonanza.

News!Citizenship Preparation Classes

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.

Workforce Development Program Workforce Development Program

Click here to find out about the Workforce Development Program.