Welcome to LVA

Tutor and StudentThe mission of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta – LVA is to improve the reading, writing and related literacy skills of adults so each individual may reach their potential.

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A Member organization of ProLiteracy



LVA Hours: Mon. 11am-3pm, Tues. 9am-1pm, Wed. 9am-4pm, Thurs. 9am-4pm Fri. Closed

Storm closing- LVA is closed if Augusta Schools are closed due to weather.

Occasionally we have to close if staff are attending community meetings, and a notice will be posted on the door.

Credit: Images licensed through Creative Commons by BooleanSplit, Liz West.


The LVA Amazing Scrabble Tournament is less than a week away – but we will take registrations up until Thursday, March 30!

 Sunday, April 2, 1-4pm at Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, ME   

Join us for a rousing competitive opportunity, just a fun social time or some family interaction with words. We have opportunities for competitive teams to match skills, others to just enjoy a social game and for families and young people to match wits over words.

Complete the brochure below and mail it in or just call or email to register.   Great Prizes and a Silent Auction:

Top pledge raiser – $200. LL Bean Gift Card                                2nd Top Pledge Raiser $50. Barnes & Noble Gift Card

Top Scoring Team in Competitive and Social – One Dozen Whicked Whoopies Whoopie Pies

Top Scoring Youth/Family Team – Set of Family Games

Great items for the Silent Auction – Thanks to many local business supporters: Sun Sun Restaurant, Gardiner Food Co-op, Sea Dogs, Amtrak Downeaster, Uncommon Eater CSA, YMCA, Depot Pub, Lisa’s Restaurant, Farrins Country Auctions, and more. We are so fortunate to have so many friends in the community! More items being added every day.  Raffles and 50-50 drawing as well.


Scrabble brochure 2017

Happy 2017- beginning the pages of a new book…..

With a bright new year, consider volunteering – making a difference. Check out our calendar page for trainings and upcoming events.

Join us for our 10th Annual Scrabble tournament – April 2nd!

Like us on facebook.

A special thanks to our sponsors this year – Kennebec Savings and Northeast Bank! Our other generous and wonderful supporters are listed on the Support page. 

Literacy is truly critical to a healthy community – thank you all!Quote from Dr. Suess