Everyone Needs to Read

Whether it is a job application, a medical form or simply a child’s homework assignment, it can be difficult to perform many necessary tasks without knowing how to read. Adult illiteracy is a growing problem in Kalamazoo County, but by working together we can begin to teach and empower our community.

Kalamazoo Literacy Council Calendar

Click here to view the Kalamazoo Literacy Council Calendar, which provides information about both local and national events.

Ways You Can Help

  • Volunteer
    Give the gift of your time. Be a tutor.
  • Donate
    Money or materials. Both are appreciated.
  • Membership
    Get involved with the KLC.

News & Events


Check out the KLC public service announcements.

Kalamazoo Literacy Council to hold its 2015 Annual Meeting

The Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) is holding its 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 26th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. This year, we are pleased to be hosted at the Ladies’ Library Association in downtown Kalamazoo.  

Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest featured on the Lori Moore Show

Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest featured on the Lori Moore Show. Check out this interview with Kalamazoo Literacy Council Executive Director Michael Evans!

SCRABBLE® Fest 2015 Registration

Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest 2015 registration is now open! Please click here to sign up today!