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2017 Summer Camp Winners

Below is the list of the short story and art contest winners of the Central PA Writers and Illustrators Summer Camp held July 10th through 21st at Harrisburg University. The camp included students going into 3rd through 12th grade in the fall of 2017. The camp was coordinated by the American Literacy Corporation (ALC). The … Continue reading 2017 Summer Camp Winners

17th Annual Library Tour

Shippensburg Mini Summer Camp

16th Annual Library Tour

Central PA Writers & Illustrators Summer Camp

“It Pays to Read” Sale

15th ANNUAL LIBRARY TOUR 2015

Read Around The Library 2015

Free Fun Family Event

Read Around The Library 2015

The 500 Men Reading Week Central Dauphin

The 500 Men Reading Event in the Central Dauphin School District will be held on Wednesday, March 4. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 25 minutes with three different groups of students.  While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of books, talk about what they do for a … Continue reading The 500 Men Reading Week Central Dauphin

The 500 Men Reading Week – Fink Elementary

The 500 Men Reading Event at the Middletown Area School will be held on Thursday, March 5. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend time reading to students.  While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of books, talk about what they do for a living, and encourage the students to … Continue reading The 500 Men Reading Week – Fink Elementary

The 500 Men Reading Week – Susquehanna

The 500 Men Reading Week – Susquehanna Information Sheet The 500 Men Reading Event in the Susquehanna School District will be held on Thursday, March 5. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 25 minutes with three different groups of students. While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of … Continue reading The 500 Men Reading Week – Susquehanna

Fathers Reading Event

The 500 Men Reading Week – Fathers Reading Event Information Sheet New this year – Fathers Reading Event – If you don’t live in the Harrisburg area and would like to participate in the 500 Men Reading Event, please fill out the form below. No matter where you are across the country, you can sign … Continue reading Fathers Reading Event

Nativity School

The 500 Men Reading Week – Nativity School Information Sheet The 500 Men Reading Event at the Nativity School will be held on Tuesday, March 3. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 25 minutes with three different groups of students. While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of … Continue reading Nativity School

Harrisburg Registration

The 500 Men Reading Week – Harrisburg Information Sheet The 500 Men Reading Event in the Harrisburg School District will be held on Tuesday, March 3. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 25 minutes with three different groups of students. While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of … Continue reading Harrisburg Registration

KaBOOM Registration

Due to the overwhelming response, we are no longer looking for volunteers. Thank you for your willingness to help! KaBOOM BUILD DAY Foose Elementary School 1301 Sycamore St. Harrisburg, PA 17104 Volunteer Registration Form  Hello volunteer, Foose Elementary School received a grant from KaBOOM to build a brand new playground at the school.  Our part is to get hundreds volunteers … Continue reading KaBOOM Registration

Joe Shakeenab Talk and Book Signing!

Sylvan Heights Science Charter School Registration

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Capital Area Head Start Registration

The 500 Men Reading Week – Capital Area Head Start Information Sheet The 500 Men Reading Event at Capital Area Head Start will be held on Tuesday, March 3. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 15 to 20 minutes with three different groups of students. While in the classroom, readers … Continue reading Capital Area Head Start Registration

Steelton Highspire Elementary Registration

The 500 Men Reading Week – Steelton-Highspire Information Sheet The 500 Men Reading Event in the Steelton-Highspire School District will be held on Tuesday, March 3. During the day of the reading, each reader will spend about 25 minutes with three different groups of students. While in the classroom, readers will share a couple of … Continue reading Steelton Highspire Elementary Registration

East Shore Registration

Read Around the Library East Shore Area Library Sign-up Sheet for Thursday, March 5 6:00 to 7:30 PM Men from our community will share the joy of reading at this library program. Children and families are invited to a special 500 Men Reading event featuring gift bag to the first 25 children, free book for … Continue reading East Shore Registration

Noon Years Eve Party

Fredricksen Public Library

Read Around the Library Fredricksen Public Library Sign-up Sheet for Saturday, March 2nd 2:00 to 4:00 PM Men from our community will share the joy of reading at this library program. Children and families are invited to a special 500 Men Reading event featuring gift bag to the first 25 children, free book for all … Continue reading Fredricksen Public Library

East Shore Area Library

Read Around the Library East Shore Area Library Sign-up Sheet for Tuesday, February 26 6:00 to 7:30 PM Men from our community will share the joy of reading at this library program. Children and families are invited to a special 500 Men Reading event featuring gift bag to the first 25 children, free book for … Continue reading East Shore Area Library

Dance In The New Year Party-Exclusive Pricing

The 12th Annual Children’s Literacy Festival

Princess/Pirate Pinata Party

Purchase Tickets Now To Purchase Both A Child And Adult Ticket Choose The First Type, Click The Add To Cart Button Above, Then Select The Second Type And Click The Add To Cart Button Once Again. Once At The Checkout Page Select Quantity Of Both And Proceed To Check Out. **Child’s Ticket Applies To Those … Continue reading Princess/Pirate Pinata Party

Contact

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Dr. Suess Birthday Pancake Breakfast

Purchase Tickets Now To Purchase Both A Child And Adult Ticket Choose The First Type, Click The Add To Cart Button Above, Then Select The Second Type And Click The Add To Cart Button Once Again. Once At The Checkout Page Select Quantity Of Both And Proceed To Check Out. **Child’s Ticket Applies To Those … Continue reading Dr. Suess Birthday Pancake Breakfast

Author Visit

Floyd Stokes is the author of 13 books. He has been visiting schools, libraries, Head Start centers and other community locations to read to children for over ten years in all 50 states. During the school visits, Mr. Stokes will read his books and sing songs. The length of the visit varies depending on the … Continue reading Author Visit

ALC 2011 10th Annual Library Tour

My Glasses Book Signing & Reading

Title: My Glasses Book Signing & ReadingLocation: Broad Street MarketLink out: Click hereDescription: ALC invites you to join us at a free fun family event. Come and meet author Floyd Stokes for a reading and signing of his new children’s book “My Glasses” Events of the day include arts and crafts activities, a “Make Your … Continue reading My Glasses Book Signing & Reading

Photo Gallery

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My Glasses Release Party

Welcome to the American Literacy Corporation

A Brief Description of the Organization The American Literacy Corporation (ALC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The purpose of the ALC is to design and implement supplemental literacy programs that will promote the importance of learning to elementary school students grades K-5. Since the inception of the SuperReader Program in January 2001, SuperReader has performed … Continue reading Welcome to the American Literacy Corporation

Parent Workshop

How To Promote Reading In The Home The Parent Workshop gives parents tools to effectively work with their children and to develop literacy skills needed for school success. The workshop is approximately an hour and a half in length. Parents and child are encouraged to attend the workshop together, depending on the child’s maturity level. … Continue reading Parent Workshop

Reading Tips

Sharing books with children is a wonderful experience, whether you are a parent, a teacher, or a volunteer. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you read: Plan to read for about 20 minutes. Young children can have short attention spans. Look over the book before you read it. If you are … Continue reading Reading Tips

500 Men Reading Week

  January 12, 2016 Attention Men: The 500 Men Reading Week and Career Exploration with Ron Claiborne The American Literacy Corporation (ALC) announces The 500 Men Reading Week and Career Exploration with Ron Claiborne of ABC Good Morning America and Michael Young of PinnacleHealth as chairman.  The program is held February 29 thru March 5 … Continue reading 500 Men Reading Week

ALC In The Media

ABC-27 News Spotlight Featuring Floyd Stokes James Patterson Page Turner Award: Press Release New York, NY, May 12, 2008: James Patterson announced today that Floyd Stokes, National Educator in Harrisburg, PA is one of eleven individuals nationwide who received the 3rd annual James Patterson Page Turner Award. There were also 23 organizations recognized in the … Continue reading ALC In The Media

Awards & Honors

2010 2010 Reily Award – YWCA Harrisburg, PA Epsilon Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. AKA Charting the Course Award. 2009 Epsilon Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Honorary Senior Salute Award Central Penn College – Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Harrisburg Public School Foundation – Volunteer Award … Continue reading Awards & Honors

ALC Events

2015 The 500 Men Reading Week   2013 ALC Annual Dinner 2013 This is For The Birds Contest Noon Years Eve Party 13th Annual Children’s Literacy Festival   2012 12th Annual Children’s Literacy Festival 11th Annual Library Tour Princess/Pirate Pinata Party Dr. Suess Birthday Celebration and Pancake Breakfast   2011 My Glasses Book Signing My … Continue reading ALC Events

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