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Our Address (also our mailing address)
Literacy Council of Frederick County, Inc.
110 E. Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Note: This is the same address as the C. Burr Artz Library. Our entrance is next to the FCPL Administratative Offices’ entrance on Patrick Street (not the public entrance of the library).  See our map location HERE.

(301) 600-2066

General Inquiries (including requests for contactless pickup of library materials, new students and volunteers):
Executive Director, Laurie Fisher:

Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (See COVID restrictions below)

The office is closed for the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Special Notice: COVID Restrictions/Office Schedule

The Literacy Council’s office is accessible by appointment Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please see appointment details below.  Masks are recommended to be worn in Frederick County buildings regardless of vaccination status.

Please contact us by phone or email during this time at the contact information above, and one of our staff members or volunteer coordinators will assist you.

  • Tutoring, community classes, workplace and parent literacy programs are currently being conducted on distance learning platforms
  • Volunteer Information Sessions and Tutor Training Workshops are also online. Learn more and register HERE.
  • To make an appointment to visit the office, please send an email in advance to with the requested date and time of your appointment and the purpose of your visit.  Please wait until you receive confirmation prior to coming to the office. We are monitoring this email daily to make sure that we are able to assist you.
  • Contactless pickup of teaching and learning materials from our lending library is available for students and tutors in our lobby M-F between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (except for Frederick County/FCPL holiday or weather closures).  Enter through our side entrance or the double front doors of the FCPL Administrative Entrance.  Please do not request Literacy Council materials from the FCPL’s circulation desk.  Contact staff in advance by email to request materials:
Thank you for your support, and we wish all of our volunteers, students, and community members safety and good health during this challenging time.

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    We are located at 110 East Patrick St. in the downtown area of Frederick, MD 21701.

    Going west on East Patrick St., the Literacy Council (same building as C. Burr Artz Library Administration Offices) is on the left. (The building is halfway between Carroll Street and Market Street.) You can park in the metered spaces along the street or follow the signs to the parking deck on the left soon after our building.

    Enter the side door facing the alley. (This alley is one-way with cars turning onto East Patrick St.)

    Inside the vestibule, the Literacy Council’s door is on the right. Push the buzzer to be admitted.

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