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. 

VISIT US ANYTIME DURING OUR REGULAR HOURS!

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.

SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT TIME

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