Serving the literacy needs of children, adults and families in Lucas, Wood and Seneca Counties.

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    Bookin' It 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run - July 27

    You won't want to miss this great race! The most unique course in the area includes a Boeing 727, tanker truck and collapsed building - you get to run where they train emergency personnel! What a fun morning we have planned with music, snacks, a workout with the good people from The Fitness Shack and more! Race registration comes with a guarantee of a great technical running shirt and discount if registered by July 18 - so register today! Help Read for Literacy while you run and make this a more literate community! Click for more information and to register!

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    Join Us This Summer and Read!

    Do you love to read? Do you have an hour a week this summer? Well, have we got a great opportunity for you! Join us at one of 23 different preschools, schools or libraries as we Create Young SUMMER Readers! Help prevent summer slide by encouraging young people to continue to read all summer long. We are looking for volunteers aged 15 and up so this is a great chance for teens and adults. Contact us at 419-242-7323 for more information and to volunteer!


    Our Programs

  • Adult Basic Education

    Strengthen Reading Skills

    More than 1,150 participants are engaged in learning; from reading books to learning life skills for the workplace, our student needs are met through individualized goals.

  • Creating Young Readers

    Change the Life of a Child

    Our programs excite a love of learning through reading in preschools, elementary schools and other community settings to increase early literacy skills in children aged three years through second grade.

  • English Language Learners

    Learn English

    Affords speakers of other languages the opportunity to improve their English language speaking, reading and writing skills. Additionally, Read for Literacy volunteers assist students in preparing for completion of their US Citizenship test.