Family Literacy

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Cooking Matters – Buying Healthy Food on a Budget

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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Food Lion are partnering to offer “Cooking Matters”, a 90-minute tour of a grocery store and tips for buying healthy food on a budget. Interested participants should visit the Food Lion located at 602 Jones Ferry Rd. on Monday, October 24th starting at 3:15pm to register. Tours will run every 15 […]

The Art of the Bike

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Check out Orange Literacy’s contribution to the Art of the Bike exhibit. It will be on display at Perch Studio during the July 8th 2nd Friday ArtWalk and somewhere (location TBD) around town later this month. Our thanks to the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition ( and the Arts Committee of the Carrboro Branch of the Orange County […]

Celebrating Another Successful Semester at Family Literacy

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Thanks to our partners – the Orange County Partnership for Young Children, El Centro Hispano, and the Fairview Child and Family Center – the Family Literacy classes last semester were incredible!!!  A few photos from our end-of-semester celebrations:  

Family Literacy – 12.9.2015

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Parent and Child Together Time is always a fun time at our Family Literacy classes.  Today, students sang, “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” read the book Maisy’s Bedtime and then made pandas to match Maisy’s favorite stuffed animal.

Preparing Parents for Kindergarten

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Interested in tutoring the parent of a new kindergartner? Orange Literacy is partnering with the Orange County Family Success Alliance to offer a special Kindergarten Readiness program for children who will start kindergarten in the fall, and who have not been enrolled in a preschool program or who could benefit from additional pre-Kindergarten preparation. The […]

“Mommy, It’s My School!”

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On September 16, our fall session of our Family Literacy began with a new partner in FPG Elementary. We have maintained our partnership with El Centro Hispano to provide instruction for the children and a Circle of Parents support group, but with their Carrboro office moving over the fall, we had to find a new location for our classes.