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Changing Lives...
   One Word at a Time.

In serving individuals and families in Central Ohio, Columbus Literacy Council strives to

  • Enable Future Education
  • Increase Employability
  • Encourage Civic Involvement
  • Promote Family Stability and Support

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News Releases

A PORTION OF ALL BOOK SALES WILL BE DONATED TO COLUMBUS LITERACY COUNCIL!
Support the great work of Columbus Literacy Council and purchase your copy of 'Behind the Curtain' today! more...
Alphabet Attractions 2014: Zorro-Ole!
Save the date for Alphabet Attractions 2014! more...
Holiday Open House & Wine Tasting

Join Columbus Literacy Council for some Holiday Cheer and celebrate the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

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Make a Difference Day

Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service. Millions of volunteers will unite on Saturday, October 26, 2013 in a common mission to improve the lives of others. 

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Welcome to the Council!

Columbus Literacy Council Staff and Board of Trustees are pleased to announce three new team members! 

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Happy Hour!
Support the Council at a Charity Happy Hour! more...
Back to School Book Party!
Columbus Literacy Council is hosting a Back to School Book Party on Saturday, August 24 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. more...
Altrusa Tea & Tulips: An English Tea Event

Join us and Altrusa (a huge supporter of literacy) for an English tea event.

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YesterYear a Success!
Alphabet Attractions 2013: YesterYear, held the beginning of March, was a huge success! Thank you to all sponsors, donors and attendees for helping us host a fun and successful event. more...
Support the Council by shopping at Kroger!

Do you shop at Kroger? Select the Council as the community beneficiary on your Kroger Plus card, and Kroger will donate money to the Council every time you shop! 

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Celebrate International Literacy Day with the Council!
September 8 is International Literacy Day - help us celebrate! more...
Come one, Come all to Circus! Circus!

Columbus Literacy Council announces its 4th Annual Student Prom - this year with a theme of Circus! Circus!
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Council supporters show off their pirate spirit at X Marks the Spot!

The Council's 23rd annual Alphabet Attractions gala was a big success! Between listening to the steel drum music, savoring the Caribbean tostones and of course, hunting for the buried pirate treasure, guests had a fantastic time throughout the night.

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Celebrate the Season with a Gift of Literacy

Give the gift of literacy and help the Council continue our mission of improving the literacy skills of adults and their families.

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International Literacy Day

September 8 is International Literacy Day. Help our students celebrate - make a donation today to change a life.

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The Council Invites you to a Stay-at-home Tea!

Columbus Literacy Council invites you to stay at home, read a good book, enjoy a glass of iced tea on Friday, June 24 2011. Donate the amount you would have spent on a night out to helping an adult learn to read.

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Students take a tour of VEGAS!
Columbus Literacy Council students took a tour of "VEGAS!" at the Council's 3rd annual Student Prom on Saturday, May 21. more...
Adults to Experience First Prom
The Council will host a Prom for its students on May 21. Since many students are from other countries, this will be the first Prom they have attended. more...
Wild Wild West a Success!

Alphabet Attractions 2011: Wild Wild West was a huge hit with guests! Thank you to all sponsors, donors and attendees for helping us host a fun and successful event.

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Alphabet Attractions... Wild Wild West

Alphabet Attractions 2011 celebrates the letter "W" with Wild Wild West! Put on your cowboy boots and come join us Friday, March 4 for a night of western-themed fun to promote and support the Council.

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