We challenge you to read 100 words of your favourite book, essay, comic or any other reading material! Beginning November 1st, participants will video themselves reading approximately 100 words from their favourite book in an attempt to get others interested in reading. We then want participants to post their video on their Facebook page and [...]
The Board of Directors of the Literacy Council of Durham Region recommended to its members several changes to the Constitution and Bylaws. These were passed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 20, 2018. The purpose of these changes were to modernise the purpose of the organisation and clarify two bylaws to ensure more [...]
Join us June 28th at the Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens (21 Garrard Rd., Whitby) for our annual Learner and Volunteer Recognition evening. This year we are hosting a summer BBQ! The evening starts with registration at 6 p.m. with presentations starting at 6:30 p.m. Come join us in celebrating the start of summer and all [...]
Thanks to everyone who came out to share the love of reading and to support our many readers. It was a great success! On Friday October 14, 2016 from 6p.m. - 9p.m. the Literacy Council of Durham Region hosted its annual Coffee, Tea and Words reading extravaganza at the Tutto Market. During the course of [...]
Sponsor a Reader! Donate to Coffee, Tea and Words As a registered charity the Council relies on the generosity and help of community members like you to continue to help learners throughout the Durham Region. Click the Donate Now button to be re-directed to the secure CharityHelps website and begin to help someone to read.
It was a great evening of fun and celebration as tutors, learners, volunteers, and community members came together on Wednesday June, 22nd to help us recognise all the hard work and successes of the past year. A special thanks to everyone who shared their stories and helped remind us why literacy is so important to our lives. [...]