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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! Visit our Facebook Album or Flickr Album to see pictures from the event.

Read The Laurel of Asheville's Sept. article promoting the event (pg. 77)

Listen to WCQS's story featuring the Literacy Council and our Sept. 5 Authors for Literacy event.

Become a volunteer tutor! The next orientation sessions for prospective volunteers will be on Oct. 29, at 9am, and Oct. 30, 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.

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

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

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.

Read our October e-newsletter here.

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