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posted: 7/3/2014 5:54 PM

The Literacy Connection has 150 adults on waiting list

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The Literacy Connection

The Literacy Connection needs more tutors. Sadly, 150 adults remain on the waiting list to share their goals with someone who can tutor them. Can you give 1-2 hours per week to help someone achieve their goals in 2014?

Open your heart this summer and consider becoming an adult volunteer literacy tutor. You will change your life and someone else's life. Imagine if you or a loved one struggled with literacy or communicating in English. Wouldn't it be wonderful news to know that there are tutors out there who can and want to help?

An introduction to The Literacy Connection and tutor training takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays, July 14, 16, 21 and 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood.

Note on July 14, the first hour will be an introduction to The Literacy Connection and the last two hours is the training session. It is just $25 for the book and materials.

Registration is recommended for those interested in attending. Call The Literacy Connection at (847) 742-6565 or email for more information. Visit the website at to learn more about the organization.

The Literacy Connection serves 16 northwest suburban Chicago communities including Algonquin, Bartlett, Carpentersville, Cary, Elgin, South Elgin, East Dundee, West Dundee, Gilberts, Hanover Park, Hampshire, Hoffman Estates, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Streamwood, and Schaumburg. The agency provides customized one-on-one adult tutoring, English conversation groups, and family literacy programs.

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