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james patterson literacyThank you to the generous event guests, auction item donors, and sponsors that made the 2014 Authors for Literacy event featuring James Patterson such a success!



The next orientation sessions for prospective volunteers will be on Sept. 11 at 5:30pm, Sept. 24 at 9am, andSept. 25 at 5:30pm. Prospective volunteers should choose one of these sessions to attend. RSVP to and click here for the complete volunteer tutor training schedule.

Please join us to celebrate International Literacy Day!
Open to students, tutors, supporters, and their families,
the pot luck celebration will take place at St. Eugene
Catholic Church on Sept. 26, 6-8:00pm.

Meet our star ESOl student this year, Elena Zinchenko.

Read about the inspiring Jimenez/Hernandez family, a whole family of Literacy Council students!

Meet Jesus Hernandez, Augustine Project student.

Congratulations to our students! 2 ESOL students earned U.S. citizenship and 2 Adult Ed student were awarded their GEDs in January.

The Literacy Council was on the front page of the Asheville Citizen-Times on Thursday, April 24! Click here to read the article, written by reporter Barbara Blake.

The latest WNC Woman Article from the Literacy Council is now published. Click here to read.

Literacy Council tutor Jessica Rehfield will be showing her exhibit "Jamaica People" at the West Asheville library from May 9-June 30. Profits from artwork sales will be split with the photo subjects. See the flyer here.

Read our May e-newsletter here.

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