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Great Plains Literacy Council provides basic adult literacy services in Jackson and Harmon Counties. Services are free.

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Literacy News & Events

National Button Day – November 16, 2020

Nov 13, 2020

Founded in 1938, the National Button Society recognized button collecting as an organized hobby. Both novice and advanced button collectors celebrate the enjoyment of collecting on this day.

Veterans Day Closing

Nov 9, 2020
November 11 Veteran's Day

The Altus and Hollis Public Libraries of the Southern Prairie Library System will be closed on November 11, 2020 to honor or military active and retired. Without them we would not have the freedoms we take for granite every day. Here’s a link to the History of Veteran’s Day.

Cybersecurity Month

Oct 5, 2020

All information was taken from OneNet

Christopher Columbus Day – October 12, 2020

Sep 22, 2020

Christopher Columbus was a navigator who explored the Americas under the flag of Spain. Some people think of him as the “discoverer” of America, but this is not strictly true. His voyages across the Atlantic paved the way for European colonization and exploitation of the Americas. (Information shared from Encyclopedia…