Do you have a Heart for Adult Literacy?

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YES, I WANT TO SUPPORT ADULT LITERACY IN REDLANDS WITH A TAX-DEDUCTABLE DONATION:
$40 purchases an initial set of learner materials.
$100 purchases tutor training materials, one year of learner materials, and supports literacy workshops.
Donations in excess of $100 help expand and sustain adult literacy resources and services.

Your Donations Took Root:

Three Adult Literacy Book Clubs were formed.

Learners attended the Adult Literacy Leadership Institute.

Seven learners participated in the Southern California Writer to Writer Program.

One learner received an award.

Learners found jobs, advanced their employment, helped their children and grandchildren with homework, improved their communication skills, and met their individual educational goals.

Your Donations are Needed to Seed:

  • The literacy book collection, including biographies and job skills workbooks.
  • Literacy workshops for learners and tutors.
  • The local match required for state grants.

YOUR SUPPORT OF ADULT LITERACY CHANGES LIVES!

YOUR TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION MAY BE MADE PAYABLE TO:
Friends of A. K. Smiley Public Library (a 501.c.3 organization)
Memo Reference: Adult Literacy
QUESTIONS?
Please call 909.798.7565, ext. 4138
Or email: literacy@akspl.org

All donations count you as a Supporter of Adult Literacy

Provident Bank’s Community Partnership Program

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Marina Guadarrama, vice president of Provident Bank’s Redlands branch, recently presented Friends’ Treasurer Bob Garcia with a Community Partnership Program donation of $3,566 to the Friends of the AK Smiley Public Library.

Provident’s annual Community Partnership Program donations are available to eligible nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations.  If you’re a Provident Bank customer, you can ask bank personnel to link your account to the Friends of the Library. The result is an annual donation, based on your account type.The interest returns on your personal accounts is not affected.  Curious about the program? Call 909-793-2992.

Volunteering

If you’ve ever considered becoming a volunteer with the Friends, now’s the time.  Are you interested in helping with sales, book sorting, working the counter in the bookstore, and working with the auction team?  Interested or have questions? Call and leave a message at 798-7685.