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Join Us for SCRABBLE® Mania for Literacy 2017!

Come join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00-5:00 pm, at Dutch’s Daughter restaurant for

SCRABBLE® MANIA for Literacy 2017!

2017 SCRABBLE Mania!

We look forward to seeing you there for a fun and exciting afternoon of SCRABBLE® (and more) to benefit the LITERACY COUNCIL of Frederick County.

Register by January 15th for an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for your team of four players!

For more information and to register, please click here.


Thank You for Supporting Our Holiday Book Drive!

Many thank to all who donated to our 2016 Holiday Book Drive. Your generosity will provide enhanced reading opportunities for many in our community who might not otherwise have them, fostering literacy skills for a lifetime. We truly appreciate your support!


Become Inspired! Learn More About The Literacy Council

Literacy Council of Frederick CountyThe issue of illiteracy is one that affects us all. In Frederick County, 1 in 10 or 17,000 adults are functionally illiterate and cannot read a newspaper or fill out a job application. Since 1963, the Literacy Council has been assisting both American and foreign-born adults in attaining basic reading, writing and English-speaking skills with our free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring services – resulting in lives of greater productivity and communities with a higher quality of life.

Learn about the work of the Literacy Council and how you can make a difference in the lives of fellow residents by watching our new video. We believe you’ll be surprised and moved by what you learn.


Tutor Training

Interested in learning more about becoming a Literacy Council volunteer Tutor?

If so, you are invited to participate in a short, no-obligation Tutor Information Session to get all the details. If you decide that you’d like to continue along the path to becoming a tutor, you can then attend one of the scheduled Tutor Training Workshops. You may register for and attend any information session prior to the training workshop you select. The Information Session is a prerequisite for participating in a Tutor Training Workshop, and completion of one Information Session and both Workshop days is required for Tutor Certification.

March 2015 Tutor Training Graduates

Please click here or use the Volunteer Registration quick link to the left to view our schedule of Infomation Sessions and Training Workshops, and to register. You can also register by phone by calling the LCFC office at 301-600-2066.

If you have any questions at all, please call or send us an e-mail.

You can help LCFC meet the continuing need for literacy training in our area by becoming a Certified LCFC Tutor. You'll be joining an elite group of dedicated volunteer tutors, like the partipants in our September, 2015 Workshop, pictured here. Thank you!


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