The Literacy Council is launching a Memorial Giving Campaign. Click here to learn more and contribute.

Visit us at our open house!

Visit us at our open house!

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The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon will be hosting an open house at the new Lancaster office on October 17th. Please click on the link below for details.




Be a Voice for Adult Education!

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Want to know why adult education is so important to our community and the state of Pennsylvania? Click on the link below, check out the stats, and be a voice for adult education!

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LCLL Open House

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Title: LCLL Open House
Location: 407 Lafayette St., Lancaster, PA
Link out: Click here
Description: Join us as we invite our neighbors and community to visit our new Lancaster location! Look for more information coming soon!
Start Time: 4:00 pm
Date: 2017-10-17
End Time: 6:00 pm

An Evening of Matched Pairs

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Title: An Evening of Matched Pairs
Location: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Description: Our annual fund raiser to generate dollars to support the programming, instruction and materials of the LCLL. Come out for a fantastic evening of food and wine tasting, silent and live auctions, other games of chance, dancing, and a whole lot of fun!
Start Time: 5:00 pm
Date: 2018-04-15
End Time: 9:00 pm

Gifts that Give Hope

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Title: Gifts that Give Hope
Location: Lancaster Farm & Home Center
Description: Support local non-profit organizations by purchasing “alternative” holiday gifts. Come out and support LCLL from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2017-12-09

The Extraordinary Give

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Title: The Extraordinary Give
Location: The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
Link out: Click here
Description: Lancaster County’s largest day of giving! Donate to our organization and help us support the programs and students of LCLL. You have from 12:01 am-11:59pm to donate online. More information on our website and Facebook closer to the event date. Look for mail about this event mid-October.
Date: 2017-11-17

Latham Literacy Leader Awards

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Title: Latham Literacy Leader Awards
Location: Emerald Foundation Campus
Description: The second annual celebration honoring those individuals and organizations who have dedicated themselves to the support and promotion of adult basic and family literacy education in Lancaster and Lebanon counties.
Start Time: 5:00
Date: 2017-09-27
End Time: 7:00

Summer 2017 Newsletter – We’re on the move!

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The Lancaster office is moving!

For the move during the week of August 28, the Lancaster office will be closed.  Our doors will reopen September 5.

Come check out our new home!

Summer 2017 Newsletter


New!Upated PA Career Guide just released!

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The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry just released an updated PA Career Guide, a great resource for students, teachers and tutors. Check it out:


LCLL Spring News!

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Spring is here and so is the latest edition of the LCLL newsletter. Enjoy, and pass it on!



An Evening of Matched Pairs: April 2, 2017

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Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for a wonderful evening of delicious food, great wine, terrific silent and live auction items, and a whole lot of fun! For more information, and to order tickets, please call 717-295-5523.

LCLL Winter Newsletter is Here!

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On this cold, December afternoon, take a few minutes to read the LCLL Winter Newsletter– and pass it on to others. Enjoy!



Extraordinary Give is TOMORROW!

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You have a chance to help us better serve adult learners in our community! From 12:01 am-11:59 pm on November 18, you can donate to The Literacy Council of Lancaster Lebanon by going to  Every dollar will be stretched by at least $300,000 thanks to The Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors. Visit for more information. Be extraordinary!

LCLL: First Annual Community Report

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We are excited to share with you our first annual Community Report for the 2015-2016 program year! Take a look inside and see what we’ve been up to this year. Get a clear understanding of who we are, who we serve, and why we do what we do. Help us to spread the word about adult literacy and share the report!


#extragive: only 10 days away!

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The Extraordinary Give is only 10 days away! The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon is one of many wonderful organizations seeking your donation so that they may continue their dedicated work in Lancaster County. Mark your calendar and remember to give extra! #igiveextra #extragive

The Extraordinary Give is coming!

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Support the Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon through The Extraordinary Give on Friday, November 18, 2016. Your donation during the 24 hours of online giving will help us continue to provide services to adult education students in our community.  #igiveextra #extragive

Enjoy this Summer Read: LCLL Summer 2016 Newsletter is Here!

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Click on the link below to see what students, tutors and staff have been up to this summer at LCLL.


ProLiteracy: Journey of an Adult Learner featured on National TV Show

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ProLiteracy announced that the national cable TV show, Secret Lives of American, has filmed an episode about an adult who has struggled all of her life with low literacy skills. ProLiteracy worked with the show’s team for several months, providing them with resources, statistics, and finding an adult learner willing to share his/her story. Cleo, the adult learner who was chosen, shares her literacy journey, with the episode filmed in her hometown.

The show will premiere on Friday, June 3 at 10pm ET/PT. Pivot TV, Participant Media’s Television Network.

Here’s a sneak peek at Secret Lives of Americans Season 2:


Latham Adult Literacy Awards: Call for Nominations!

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As we prepare to celebrate National Adult and Family Literacy Week in September, 2016, The Literacy Council has decided to also celebrate local literacy leaders. In memory Of Jay Latham, we have established a Literacy Award that will be given to both an individual and an organization who has demonstrated dedication and commitment to adult literacy in Lancaster and/or Lebanon counties. Nominations must be received by June 30, 2016, and awards will be presented at a ceremony in late September. Please click on the links below for the nomination applications.

JLA individual Nomination Form JLA Org Nomination Form


Support LCLL at the Ride for Literacy!

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On Saturday May 14, join Sunrise Rotary in the Ride for Literacy, promoting literacy in Lancaster County. Proceeds will benefit the Literacy Council. Check out the flyer link for more information. 2016 Ride For Literacy Flyer_2 Pages copy

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