FARMINGTON – The Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset counties will conduct the annual used book sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, at the Farmington Elks Lodge in West Farmington. The hours on Saturday will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sale is a major fund-raiser for the literacy organization. The group trains volunteer tutors to help adults improve their literacy skills on a one-to-one, confidential basis.

Through the efforts, teen tutors are trained to assist their peers and younger students. In addition, the agency supports family literacy programs and provides readers in schools and nursing homes.

The Franklin-Somerset Affiliate of Literacy Volunteers of America has been working for 26 years to raise the level of literacy so that Maine residents have access to the full range of economic, social and personal opportunities.


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