(After-School 4th grade and up)
The Literacy & Learning Center offers a wide
variety of programs–all free!
(K - 3rd Grade After-School)
Children in grades K - 3 meet Monday through Thursday for homework assistance and engaging educational activities. These activities are available in part by partnerships with other local nonprofits, including The Bascom, Highlands/Cashiers Land Trust, and Highlands Bio Station.
(4th - 12th Grade After-School)
Students in grades 4-12 meet Monday through Thursday for assistance with homework, papers, research, and
overall comprehension of the
(Phonics Intervention After-School)
Individual and small group phonics intervention is available for students with critical literacy need on Fridays
(K - 12th Grade After-School)
One-on-one tutoring is offered during after-school, typically twice a week for one hour for students of any age in
Classes are designed for adults from numerous native languages to teach conversational reading and writing proficiency in the English language. Classes are conveniently held after regular work hours, include complimentary snacks, and are child-friendly. Click for more information.
(High School Equivalency)
Self-paced online preparatory courses are offered to help students pass their GED test and to better prepare them for the workforce. Follow-up equivalency test fees for area testing site are also covered.
One-on-one tutoring is available for adults who want to receive support with general literacy skills, high school equivalency test preparation, citizenship test preparation, or other areas of interest. Days and times are flexible to meet the needs of students schedules.
Early intervention is offered to the youngest residents of Macon County through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Funded by ReadToMe and The Literacy & Learning Center, books are sent monthly to children from birth to 5 years old. Click to sign your child up for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library!
Senior Book Exchange
TL&LC provides large-print books to senior care facilities in Macon County. Books are delivered to the facilities and are exchanged with new books on a regular basis.
The Literacy & Learning Center
would like to thank our program partners
for their generous support of After-School Enrichment and Summer Camps!
Sign up for our programs!
Signing up is as easy as 1, 2.
Download and complete
PDF application form
Bring or send your form to:
675 S. 4th St. | P.O. Box 2320
Highlands, NC 28741
We will process your application and contact you as soon as possible.