WICOMICO PUBLIC LIBRARIES’ PROJECT READ PROGRAM RECEIVES RECOGNITION FROM DOVE POINTE

Wynnette Curtis, Coordinator of Project READ, Wicomico Public Libraries’ adult literacy program was presented with a plaque from Donald Hackett, Executive Director of Dove Pointe on December 18th, 2017 in recognition of the program’s literacy work. Project READ has partnered with Dove Pointe to provide needed literacy skills to citizens with disabilities such as improving reading and writing proficiencies and enabling consumers to attain viable employment and ultimately achieve greater independence.

Project READ, through its volunteer Literacy Coaches, offers free confidential, one-on-one tutoring in reading, math, writing, speaking, computer literacy, health literacy and job readiness skills to adult learners. To date, Project READ has assisted over 45 individuals to improve their life skills and be more successful. If you are interested in becoming a Literacy Coach or know of someone who could benefit from Project READ, please contact Wynnette Curtis, 410-749-3612, x159 or email her at wcurtis@wicomico.org.

Wicomico Public Libraries are located in Downtown Salisbury, the Centre at Salisbury, on the grounds of the Pittsville Elementary and Middle School, and via the Bookmobile. The Library strives to create an accessible, welcoming space where the community can discover new ideas and connect with one another. Wicomico Public Libraries offer numerous resources such as free Internet access, a variety of classes and events, and an online Digital Library. Your Library supports learning, economic development, and community engagement. You Belong @ Wicomico Public Libraries!
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