News Archives


Literacy Volunteers Hosts Statewide Conference on Adult Literacy - WLBZ (11/21/15)

Literacy Volunteers Hosts Open House at New Facility - WLBZ (10/15/15)

Katahdin Trust's Volunteer Promotion Radio PSA (9/15/15)

Literacy Volunteers Student & Staff Member Featured in 2015 United Way Campaign Video (9/10/15)

Literacy Volunteers Program Recognizes International Literacy Day (9/8/15)

Literacy Volunteers Shares Local Success Story (9/8/15)

Sweet Incentive to Summer Reading WABI (7/21/15)

Children's Book Drive Fox 22/ABC7 (6/25/15)

Give books, get ice cream: Bangor book drive returns BDN (6/24/15)

Annual Literacy Volunteers Celebration Highlights (6/16/15)

Barbara Bush's Advocacy highlights the struggle of adults who cannot read - BDN (6/9/15)

80-mile Motorcycle Ride Benefits Literacy Volunteers - WLBZ (5/30/15)

Third Annual Literacy Tea Celebrates Reading for All Ages (4/1/15)

Lynn Plourde Joins Sold-Out Literacy Tea- Fox 22/ABC 7 (3/29/15)

2014 Annual Report Card Released (3/12/15)

United Way to Cut Back on Support to Nonprofits - WABI (2/26/15)

Adults with Low Literacy Get a Second Chance - WABI (2/26/15)

Holiday Shoppers Donate Over 1,200 Books- WABI (1/7/15)


Promoting Literacy with Free Ice Cream & Book Drive - WLBZ  (6/24/14)

Promoting Literacy with Free Ice Cream & Book Drive - WABI (6/24/14)

Promoting Literacy with Free Ice Cream & Book Drive - WVII (6/24/14)

2nd Annual Literacy Tea a Hit with More than 250 Supporters (4/6/14)

Tool Kit for Tutors Offers Training for Tutors - WABI (4/5/14)

2013 Annual Report Card Release (3/9/14)

Literacy Volunteers Welcomes AmeriCorps Member to Staff (2/10/14)


New Tutor Volunteers Always Needed - WVII (9/17/13)

Meredith Eaton Joins the Staff - 7/29/13

New Logo Unveiled - (4/17/13)

Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary Concert Proceeds Go to Literacy - (3/29/13)


Capehart Families Welcome Family Reading Adventure- (December 21, 2012)

The Story of How Inmates & Faith Taught One Man to Read- BDN (November, 23 2012)

Harrowing Refugee Story Ends in Hope- BDN (November 23, 2012)

Local Writing Students Benefit Literacy Volunteers with Publication of Book- The Weekly (August 8, 2012)

Literacy Volunteers Applauds Efforts @ Annual Recognition Night- BDN (July 3, 2012)

5-minute Podcast Overview of LV-Bangor as released on WERU (April 2012)

WVOM "Senior Talk" with Carol Higgins Taylor Podcast of Literacy Volunteers of Bangor (March 2012)

Reading Day at Bangor School includes Pay It Forward Info (March 2012)

Volunteer Reads to Pay It Forward (January 2012)


New Year's Resolution - Become a Volunteer (December 2011)

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor Gives the Gift of Reading this Holiday Season(December 2011)

Bull Moose in Bangor Holding Holiday Book Drive (November 2011)

United Way, People's United Bank, and Bull Moose partner to collect Children's Books(November 2011)

Literacy Tutor Receives John W. Coombs Award (October 2011)

Bangor Literacy Volunteer Honored (October 2011)

2 Those Who Care Award video on Volunteer Phil Locke (October 2011)

Call for Literacy Tutors to Volunteers (September 2011)

Brewer 3rd Graders Accept Reading Challenge & Donate to Adult Literacy! (March 25, 2011)

Mother's Literacy Struggles Inspire Her to Help Others, Bangor Daily News article featuring our own Ginny Gifford! (February 4, 2011)

Literacy Volunteering Beneficial to Tutor, Student featuring volunteer tutor Chris Dirmeir (January 4, 2011)


LV-Bangor Offers Free Books to the Community - WABI TV-5 Story (December 2, 2010)

LV Maine Brings Exhibit to Bangor: Faces of Literacy, Voices of Courage (July 26, 2010)

America Means Freedom, Equality and Opportunity by Lamees Hanna, LVB Board Member & Volunteer (July 2, 2010)

Required Reading by Terri Wlodarski, LVB Board Member (June 17, 2010)

People's United Community Foundation Presents Grant to LV-Bangor (May 28, 2010)

Resolution to Share Gift of Literacy Worthwhile (January 5, 2010)


Chinese Author Shares American Lessons Learned (December 30, 2009)

Bangor Woman Gives Back for Literacy (December 14, 2009)

LVB and National Bookseller Team Up for Books Beyond BORDERS (October 2009)

LVB's Chuck Veeder and Mary Lyon Raise Awareness through Op-Ed (September 2009)

BORDERS Teams Up with Literacy Volunteers of Bangor (August 2009)

LV Bangor Topic of Editorial with Bangor Daily News (June 2009)

Former LVB Student Graduates from EMCC (May 2009)

Bangor Daily News Highlights LVB's 40th Anniversary (January 2009)

Bangor Savings Bank Presents Grant to LVB (January 2009)


LVB Offers Basic Literacy Tutor Training Beginning January 2009 (Dec 2008)

LVB Announces upcoming English Language Tutor Training (Dec 2008)

Sue Medley Joins Literacy Volunteers Staff (Dec 2008)

Brewer Wal-Mart Presents Check to LVB (Nov 2008)

Helpful Easy to Read Voter Guide Now Available! (Oct 2008)

"Teaching US Civics to Adults" Tutor Seminar to be Held Oct 8, 2008 (Sept 2008)

LV-Bangor & Penquis CAP Receive Family Literacy Grant (July 2007)

Face of Our Community is Changing: English Tutors Needed (Oct 2006)

LV-Bangor Receives Best Buy Grant (Sept 2006)

Penquis CAP & LV-Bangor Receive Family Literacy Grant (June 2006)

Annual Recognition Night & Meeting (June 2006)

Maine Community Foundation Gives $2,500 to LV-Bangor (Nov 2005)

Bangor Mayor Proclaims September Literacy Month (Sept 2005)