“Literacy Then and Now”: Charlotte Adult Learning Center Announces Upcoming Literacy Day 

   Written by on October 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm

On Saturday, November 1, the Charlotte Adult Learning Center will sponsor their 2014 Literacy Day titled “Literacy Then and Now.”

The event will begin at 10 a.m. and will follow with a special reading by Patricia Graves at 10:30, in costume, from the book “Cassie’s Sweet Berry Pie,” an 1800’s children’s novel written by Karen B. Wimmick. Other activities throughout the day will include an antique fire truck, origami, kiddie train, pony rides and more.

Professionals such as a judge, nurse, dance instructor, meteorologist and others will be in attendance to discuss the topic of “Literacy Then and Now.”  Refreshments will be on hand and there will be numerous opportunities to win door prizes and gifts.  The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

According to their website, the Charlotte Adult Learning Center, “formerly the Charlotte County Literacy Program, was founded in October of 1986, with the mission to help illiterate adults in Charlotte County, Virginia and surrounding areas, learn to read. Since then, the organization has grown to include Southside Virginia Community College sponsored classes in preGED® and GED®, English for speakers of other languages, basic computer literacy, writing, money management, health literacy, and public speaking.”

The Charlotte Adult Learning Center is located at 395 Thomas Jefferson Hwy. in Charlotte Court House, Va.  Come on out and celebrate a love for literature with the Charlotte Adult Learning Center! For more information please call 434-542-5782.

Leave a Reply