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

 All of our services are provided free of charge to anyone in the Greater Augusta region. 

New Summer Hours:

Mon.: 11am-4pm

Tues.: 9am-1pm

Wed.: 9am-4pm

Thurs.: 10am-4pm

Friday: Closed

Closed Holidays and Weekends

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A Member organization of ProLiteracy

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

Adult Literacy Day of Giving

Join others nationwide in recognizing the importance of Adult Literacy. FRIDAY, SEPT. 25TH is Adult Literacy Day of Giving.  Go to www.SupportAdultLiteracy.org to donate. This event is sponsored by ProLiteracy and coincides with National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week is declared by the U.S. Congress. For the seventh consecutive year

Fall Team SCRABBLE 2015

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta presents the

Fall Scrabble6th Annual Fall Team SCRABBLE® Tournament!

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

The Fireside Lounge
Randall Student Center
University of Maine Augusta

New this Year!

Children, Youth and Families are Invited

Have a friendly competition with another family- challenge your friends and neighbors to form a family team. Boost your children’s skill in problem solving, cooperating in a team and language skills as you practice together for the big day. Great prizes, great fun, but most of all, quality family togetherness.

New Registration Fees – Great deals that support literacy in our community.

Children 8-12 – $6.00 per individual player or $18 for a team of 4 (1 player is free)

Youth 13-17 – $8.00 per individual player or $24 for a team of 4 (1 player is free)

Adult (Social or Competitive) – $15 per individual player or $50.00 for a team of 4

Family Rate – $20.00 for 4 members  (Best value and great family fun)

Prizes and ribbons for highest scoring individual in each category and team prize for highest scoring team overall.

Please make checks out to LVA, and mail by October 20th to:     (Limited registration available at the door)

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta
12 Spruce Street, Suite 4
Augusta, Maine 04330

Collect Pledges & Get Great Prizes!

Players are asked to solicit pledges (similar to a walk-a-thon) to sponsor their participation in the tournament. Top pledge-raiser receives special surprise package! All pledge money must be brought to the event on October 25th. Donor receipts will be available at the tournament. More prize information coming soon!!!


Eligibility: All levels of players are welcome! Teams may register as Competitive, Social, Youth, Child, or Family. We will attempt to match serious Scrabble players with more competitive teams, however, we cannot guarantee the level of everyone who registers.

Teams: Teams will consist of up to 4 people playing from a single letter tray, against another 4-member team playing from another single letter tray. Teams with less than 4 members may be matched with others to form a full team.

Game Play: All participants must follow official Scrabble rules. Tournament play will consist of three, 30-minute games. Each team will have 3 minutes per turn.

For immediate questions/information, please call our office at 626-3440.

Photos from past years

Below are just some pictures from past year’s event.

Team Scrabble Fall 2014 -3 Team Scrabble Fall 2014 -2 Team Scrabble Fall 2014 -1Prizes

More Photos from last year’s Fall Scrabble can be seen on John Brandt’s Flickr page!


Photo credit: All images licensed through Creative Commons by John Brandt