Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury

Thank you for your
support of the
LVGW Annual Appeal.

Visit our "Donate" page to learn how you can help.

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Literacy Volunteers Fall Festival
for LVGW students, tutors, volunteers, board members and your children

Saturday, October 18, 2014  ~  10 a.m. to 12 noon
Light refreshments will be served
Timexpo:  The Timex Museum
175 Union Street, Waterbury

Event is free but registration is necessary – please call 203-754-1164
by October 15th.

Save these Dates for LVGW Fundraisers: 


Wednesday, November 12th at 5:30 p.m.

Holy Cross High School, Waterbury


Master of Ceremonies  ~  J. Paul Vance, Jr.


Team of Four - $100

Light supper, dessert, teacup auction, plus

Trophies&Prizes for the winners!

Call 203-754-1164 for more details. 


Register Today!


Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:


Holy Cross High School




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Holiday Shopping Night at Elizabeth Richard Gifts
Tuesday, December 9th from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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LVGW Annual “Wines of the World” Wine Dinner and Auction
Friday, April 17, 2015 ~ Aqua Turf

 A Call for Tutors
Discover how you can help local adults learn how to read, write, speak,
and understand English.  Attend a Volunteer Orientation to learnabout LVGW, the students we serve, volunteer opportunities, and thetraining program.  Trainings begin in September, January, and April.  Call 203-754-1164.

About Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers was founded by Ruth Colvin in Syracuse, New York in 1962. It quickly grew into a national organization with affiliates throughout the U.S. In 2002, Literacy Volunteers of America merged with Laubach Literacy to form ProLiteracy Worldwide, the largest adult literacy organization in the world.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW) began in 1974. As an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy America, we are proud to be a member of a national and international network of community-based education programs. LVGW is located in the lower level of the Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury.

LVGW strives to meet the literacy needs of adults in the Greater Waterbury area residing in the following 14 towns: Waterbury, Wolcott, Plymouth, Thomaston, Prospect, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Cheshire, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Southbury, Woodbury, and Watertown/Oakville.

LVGW offers free programs for adults:

  • Basic Literacy (BL) for adults who speak English but read and write at very low levels
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) for immigrants and refugees who need English instruction in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
  • Family Literacy designed for parents of children in pre-school and elementary school.

LVGW is especially dedicated to building workforce and job readiness skills to build self-confidence and self-sufficiency.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc.
Silas Bronson Library ~ 267 Grand Street ~ Waterbury, CT 06702
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Agency

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