Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta (LVA) and Literacy Volunteers – Waterville Area (LVW) have merged!
Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec is proud to serve all of Kennebec County
Blind Date with A Book & Tea was a great success. Thank you to all of our volunteers and Board Members who helped out!
A special thank you to the staff at the Viles House, 71 Stone Street, Augusta who made everyone feel so welcome.
Thank you to Slates Bakery for the wonderful treats.
Thank you to the Maine authors who donated books.
Thank you to all of those who attended and supported literacy in this community.
CENTRAL MAINE POWER (CMP) GRANTS $50,000 FOR STATEWIDE TECHNOLOGY LITERACY
The Covid 19 pandemic significantly highlighted the need for technology literacy across Maine. Maine Literacy Volunteer programs understood the significant inequalities that caused people with limited understanding of technology and limited access to technology devices such as computers, tablets and smart phones to struggle in a new virtual...
The mission of Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec is to improve reading, writing and related literacy skills of adults so each individual may reach their potential, and to promote and advocate for literacy.
Our Statement of Values
In fulfilling its mission to help each individual reach their potential, LVK is committed to recognizing the value of each individual, to treating each individual with respect and compassion, to partnering with other service organizations, and to be welcoming to all who seek our services.
LVK strives to ensure a productive and inclusive environment for all members of our diverse community, which includes people of all abilities, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, nationalities, religious traditions, socioeconomic classes, and ages.
The concepts of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are important to LVK in our strategic initiatives, partnerships, advocacy, innovation, and educational programs as we work to enrich literacy in our community.
We welcome learners
of all languages.
Chance of children of parents with low literacy being at the lowest reading levels themselves.
Of adults with the lowest literacy levels live in poverty and 70% of adult welfare recipients have low literacy levels.
Billiion is how much low literacy costs the U.S. each year in non-productivity in the workforce, crime, and loss of tax revenue.
Source: Proliteracy 2017
Where We Serve
It is our privilege to serve clients all throughout Kennebec County.