Connecting people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression


Celebrating 10 Years

Literacy Connects is 10! Click through to learn more about our history and how to celebrate with us throughout the year.

Calling all Curious Book Lovers and Readers!

Reading Seed is looking for coaches for the 21-22 school year!

Join the Youth Center!

Creative afterschool programming for middle school aged youth is back!

Become A Volunteer or Supporter

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COVID-19 Updates

Our offices are now open on a limited basis.

Our Programs

Adult Basic Literacy

Adult Basic Literacy helps adult learners improve reading, writing and math skills.

English Language Acquisition for Adults

ELAA helps students learn and improve their English.

Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read is a national evidence-based program that promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms by giving new, developmentally, and culturally appropriate books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.

Reading Seed

Reading Seed partners with high-need schools to offer interventions to struggling readers; selects and trains volunteer reading coaches to work with students in K–5th grade who are reading below grade level; and provides free books for students to encourage independent reading.

Stories that Soar!

Stories that Soar! programs (STS!) empowers K-12 students by giving voice to their original words and creative ideas through a variety of literacy and arts programs.

Photo by Youth Center participant, Elesha



Support Our Mission

Literacy Connects is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit © 2018

Qualified Charitable Organization Code: 20553

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