News & Events

Important Cancellation Message

We have been closely monitoring the evolving situation on the Coronavirus outbreak and listening to the concerns of many of our volunteers and students. In an abundance of caution, Literacy Connections programs and activities will be canceled on March 16-20, 2020.  At the end of next week,  we will reassess the situation and may extend […]

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What’s the Buzz?

Preparations are well underway for the 29th Annual Community Spelling Bee!  We are looking forward to a great event on Tuesday, March 24 at Marist College.  Do you love to spell?  Grab a friend and join us as a team of spellers in this fun and friendly competition.  The Bee is open to high school […]

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October News

Check out the October Literacy Connector for the latest news about adult tutoring, Book Buddies, and the 29th annual Community Spelling Bee!

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Our Orange County Office Has Moved!

Our Orange County office has a new home!  The building where we have been renting space in Middletown has been sold, and we are happy to announce that we have found a new office in Newburgh.  We will be busy for the next couple of weeks, cleaning out the old office and equipping the new […]

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Last Call for Ultimate Discount Cards!

Spring is here, and so are the 2019 Ultimate Discount Cards! The Discount Card offers a year of discounts for only $12. The card pays for itself in discounts after a few uses – carry it in your wallet so that you are always prepared to save money at your favorite shops, restaurants, and more.  […]

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It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Tutoring students one-on-one; reading with young children every week in school; teaching English language classes; helping with events.  Our volunteers do it all! To show how grateful we are for the time and talents that our volunteers bring to Literacy Connections, we’re having a little party!  From Monday, 4/8 through Thursday, 4/11, volunteers are invited […]

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Winter Weather

It is that time of year when cold and slippery weather can derail our plans.  Literacy Connections’ main office in Poughkeepsie follows the Poughkeepsie and Arlington school districts for snow closings.  If Poughkeepsie or Arlington is closed for the day, there will be no Literacy Connections classes at the office.  Visit the Poughkeepsie and Arlington […]

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Give the Gift of Literacy

For an impact that will last well beyond the holiday season, consider giving the gift of literacy! With a donation to the Friends of Literacy campaign, you can help an adult student: earn a High School Equivalency diploma become a U.S. citizen improve her reading enough to get a better job learn to read books […]

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Thanks, Friends!

We are so grateful for all who have donated on and around #GivingTuesday to get our Friends of Literacy campaign off to a great start.  Our goal this year is $10,000, and we are on our way! #ThankfulThursday

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Enjoy Your Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Literacy Connections!  Our offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, to allow our staff, tutors, and students to enjoy time with their families.

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