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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Workshop for Families with Children Aged 0-2

Friday, March 18, 2016 11am-12:30pm
Pack Memorial Library Auditorium (downstairs)

Please join the Literacy Council of Buncombe County for our workshop teaching parents how to read to their children in a way that promotes early literacy skills. This free workshop will focus on the 0-2 age group and explore pre-verbal literacy skills. Bring your baby to participate in the fun, informal, and interactive workshop. The lessons and exercises can easily help build your child's literacy at home. Pizza and refreshments will be served after the workshop.

This workshop is open to anyone who spends time with a child aged 0-2! Those children 0-4 not already registered for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will have the opportunity to sign up for the program’s waiting list and take home free books.

Contact Mary Elizabeth at 828-254-3442 or for more info. RSVP for the event on Facebook here.


Learn what it is like to be a tutor or a student at the Literacy Council in the article: Mountain Causes, Asheville Citizen-Times Click here for a pdf version.     

Become a volunteer tutor! The next orientation sessions for prospective volunteers will be on March 30 at 9am, and March 31 at 5:30pm. Prospective volunteers should choose one of these sessions to attend. RSVP to

volunteer schedule


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Read our letter to the editor in the Asheville Citizen-Times thanking all of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

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Congratulations to Richard, an Adult Education student who has worked diligently and made huge gains.

Congratulations to Gina Poore, one of our very dedicated Adult Education students.

Read our tutor's story about traveling to Mexico with her student.

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.

Read our February e-newsletter here.

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