MISSION OF THE LITERACY ORGANIZATION
The mission of the Otsego County Literacy Council is to
champion a more literate community in Otsego County by providing
creative leadership to new and existing literacy efforts.
Austin, Friends of the Otsego County Library
Otsego County Library Director
~Dawn Fenstermaker, Great Start
~Melinda Hambleton, Great Start Collaborative
~Barbara Kaly, Friends of the Otsego County Library
~Jackie Skinner, Otsego County Library
~Marilyn Rairigh, Friends of the Otsego County Library
~Michael Turnbull, FOA Field Manager
Bimonthly Literacy Council Meetings
The Otsego County
Literacy Council meets the second Wednesday of every other month at the
Otsego County Library. The months the council meet are:
February, April, June, August, October and December. Meetings are
are at 9 a.m.. Everyone is welcome!
of adults in Michigan read at a 4th grade level or below.
of unemployed adults have difficulty reading and writing!
of Michigan adults are functionally illiterate.
of the unemployed lack the basic literacy skills necessary
to be trained for high tech jobs!
costs business and taxpayers an estimated $20 billion per