Highlights

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 (http://bikecarrboro.com) and the Arts Committee of the Carrboro Branch of the Orange County […]

Congrats to Our Newest Citizens!

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Our congratulations to Mu Nwe, YuWah Thein, HanWah Thein, Katherin Arboleda and Ali Duhham – all of whom will be celebrating their first July 4th holiday as U.S. citizens!

A Conversation Between Sandra Brown and Chuck Adams

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*Chuck Adams is on the board of Orange Literacy and the executive editor at Algonquin Books. While working at his last publishing house, Simon & Schuster, he edited several of Sandra Brown’s novels.  Sandra Brown is featured at this year’s Writers for Readers Book and Author event. Chuck: It seems these days that every book […]

An Interview with Author Julia Dahl

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Julia Dahl is one of the featured authors at the 9th Annual Writers for Readers Book and Author Event, April 5, 201 at the Friday Center. Click here for more information. What was your inspiration for Invisible City and for your main character, Rebekah? It’s a bit of a long story, but, in a nutshell, when I […]

Celebrating Our AmeriCorps

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To celebrate AmeriCorps Week, we offer updates on our current AmeriCorps members as well as a couple of former AmeriCorps members who are still working in the field of literacy. For over 10 years now, AmeriCorps members always helped to  increase our capacity to serve our students.  We could not provide the level of services […]

Q&A with Author Tim Johnston (Descent)

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Author Tim Johnston will be joining us April 5th for our 9th Annual Writers for Readers. Click here for more information. Descent is the first novel you have written for an adult readership. How did you settle on this subject, the disappearance of a teenage girl, as the starting point, and when you began writing, did […]

Needed – Instructor for Gateway Village Apartments GED Class

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Orange Literacy is seeking a part-time (approximately 5-6 hours per week) GED instructor to teach a multi-level class of adult students whose goals include preparing for and passing the GED exams. The class is open to all residents of the Gateway Village apartment complex in Hillsborough and will be held on-site in a small multi-purpose computer […]

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.