To coordinate and support community initiatives that promote lifelong literacy.
Every person will be literate in Hancock County.
· Since November 2014, our Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has mailed out more than 65,000 books to children ages zero to five, who live right here in Hancock County.
· Since 2016, we have had over 3,300 Family Literacy Night participants at our local schools, including children and their parents/family members. Over 1,800 books have been distributed to children at our Family Literacy Nights.
· Since November 2017, our Community Books program has given out 1,150 books to over 230 at-risk children through 7 local agencies.
The Literacy Coalition is proud to be one of eight community coalitions working together toward identifying and addressing social issues affecting both Findlay and Hancock County. Visit the Center for Civic Engagement's website for additional information on the coalitions.