A Weeklong Celebration of Literacy Throughout the World
SEPTEMBER 4th - 9th
Check out our weeklong celebration including community storytelling, panel discussions, online friend & fundraising, and our family picnic! There's something for everyone during International Literacy Week!
Play Literacy Bingo!
Love a little competition? Want to win prizes? Play Literacy Bingo with The Literacy Center from August 28th to September 7th!
Download your Literacy Bingo Card and see how many fun literacy-oriented activities you and your family can do before the deadline.
Literacy Bingo players who complete 6 or more activities in a row on the bingo card can pick up their prizes - giftcards to local restaurants - at The Literacy Center during the Literacy Love! Coffee Hour & Open House on September 7th. Prizes can also be mailed.
Aug. 28 - Sept. 7
The Stories That Changed My Life
A community storytelling event centered around stories, tales and literary traditions that have transformed our lives. All community members are welcome to submit stories for consideration. For more information, click here.
Sept 05 | 6:30pm
Immigration in Massachusetts:
An Expert Roundtable
Panel discussion on the myths and facts related to immigration in Massachusetts with subject-matter experts from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Project Citizenship, and the Justice Center of Southeastern Mass. Welcoming remarks to be made by Cathleen DeSimone, Mayor of Attleboro.
Sept 06 | 6pm
Attleboro Public Library
Open House & Coffee Hour
Join TLC staff, volunteers, and students for an Open House at TLC, plus a morning cup of coffee and a pastry. Bring your favorite book, poem, essay, or other literary works and chat with fellow bookworms about your favorite stories - or just find a quiet spot and cozy up for some reading. If you are curious about The Literacy Center, this is a great opportunity to come see our building and meet our staff!
Sept 07 | 10am
The Literacy Center
International Literacy Day
Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society. Join TLC for a livestreamed, virtual event throughout the day to learn more about our work in literacy and help us raise funds for our literacy programming.
Sept 08 | 9am-5pm
Family Literacy Picnic
Bring a blanket and chairs for this family-friendly picnic in Balfour Park. The Literacy Center will provide snacks, beverages, and children's books for family reading time.
Sept 09 | 11am