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




NEW LVA Hours:

Mon. Closed, Tues. 8am-2pm, Wed. 8am-4pm, Thurs. 8am-4pm Fri. Closed

We have made some changes to our hours as our Administrative Assistant, Pam, is moving on to full time work in the education field – Congratulations Pam! We are closed on Mondays and Fridays, but have extended hours on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. 


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.


Think Spring and Think Scrabble!

The Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta’s (LVA)Annual Scrabble Tournament is scheduled for

            Sunday, April 8th, from 1-4pm,

at Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, ME 

2018 LVA scrabble brochure

This event is LVA’s annual signature fundraising event that helps to bring our literary community together and have a lot of fun! Social and competitive teams are welcome, as well as youth and family teams. Challenge friends and co-workers. Prizes for the high scoring teams, door prizes, and a Silent Auction add to the fun. Click on the link to the brochure and registration form above. So many ways to register: 1. email us at info@lva-augusta.org  2. call us at 207-626-3440, or 3. print and mail in the registration to LVA 12 Spruce Street, Suite 4, Augusta, ME 04330.

We look forward to seeing you in APRIL.

Upcoming Events     





       January 2018

4th- LVA Board of Directors – 6-7:30pm  at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta, ME

20th 9am-10am Tutor ORIENTATION  * Tutor TRAINING 10am-3:30pm                          >>>> at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta    (Snow Date – Jan. 27th)

25th – Literacy For ME – Family Literacy Event 5-6:30pm at Lithgow Library – Literacy themed fun for children and their parents/friends. Free admission, book give aways.

LVA is at the Augusta Warming Center every Tuesday, January through March, from 2-3pm for help with applications, resume writing, learning to read, or help in reading letters or other important documents. Drop in as needed. 


     February 2018

1st – LVA Board of Directors – 6-7:30pm at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta, ME

19-23 – School Vacation – Visit your local library for reading fun or your local YMCA for  physical fun – or just read a book together with your children.


      March 2018

1st – LVA Board of Directors meeting – 6-7:30pm – at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta, ME

Make a point to read at least one book in March! and practice your Scrabble skills!!!

     April  2018

5th – LVA Board of Directors meeting – 6-7:30pm – at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta, ME

8th – 11th Annual Scrabble Tournament – 1-4PM                                       at Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, ME 

Gather friends, family, and co-workers – play scrabble – competitive or social teams, family teams – have fun and support literacy! 

12th, 5:30-7pm – 17th, and 19th  5:30-8pm- VOLUNTEER TUTOR ORIENTATION AND TRAINING – held at 12 Spruce Street, Augusta, ME

22nd – ESol Training workshop with with Robin Lovrien, Ph.D., M.Sp.Ed:LD  Site TBD