Empowerment through Literacy

Get help with reading and succeeding in Jackson and Harmon Counties.

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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

Portal Mini FaceTime Project

Jun 25, 2020

Portal Mini Face Time Project. This project is a part of the Healthy Living – Healthy Lifestyles partnership with the GPLC and S.W.R.E. It is funded in part by a grant from the Southwest Rural Electric Operation Round Up program that receives monthly contributions from its members used to support…

Citizenship Corner

Jun 24, 2020

The Hollis Public Library has updated the Citizenship Corner with new technology that is to be utilized by individuals studying for the citizenship test or applying for residency in the U.S. The USCIS website has study materials, practice tests, and the capability to print the citizenship and residency applications free…

Job Opening

Jun 23, 2020

The Great Plains Literacy Council is now accepting applicaton for the Literacy Program Coordinator. Job Summary: Directs and administers an active volunteer literacy program including: recruiting tutors and learners, conducting training workshops, providing on-going tutor/learner support, program promotion, grant writing and supervision. This is a 20 hour per week position…

Imagine Your Story

Jun 12, 2020

Weekly Themes and Crafts June 9thJune 16thJune 23rdJuly 7thJuly 14thJuly 21st “A Hero’s Journey” – Knight Shield“A New Twist on an Old Tale” – Origami Rabbit“Common Threads” – Magic Wand“Magical Creatures” – Unicorn Slime“Once Upon a Time” – Wizard Hats“Timeless Tales” – DIY Crown