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 Promote Literacy 

Together, we can make a difference . . . one word at a time!

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers."
Charles W. Eliot 

"Literacy is a legacy that can be passed from parent to child. But the barriers associated with low literacy - poverty, unemployment, low self-esteem, school failure - are also handed down from generation to generation. Children whose parents lack basic literacy skills often grow up to face similar challenges, perpetuating a cycle of disadvantage."  National Center for Family Literacy

National Center for Family Literacy (www.familylit.org)
America's Literacy Directory (www.literacydirectory.org)
Literacy Online (www.literacyonline.org)
The Literary Volunteer Connection (www.literacyvolunteer.com)
PBS Literacy Link (www.pbs.org/literacy)
National Institute for Literacy (www.nifl.gov)
National Institute for Literacy Hotline: 800-228-8813
National Institute for Literacy Fact Sheet (http://www.nifl.gov/nifl/facts/facts_overview.html)

"Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
-Joseph Addison
 
"I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage."
-Charles De Secondat

"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books."
-Thomas Carlyle

"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers."
-Charles W. Eliot
 
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