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Free Reading and Writing Tutoring in English for Adults in the West Island

Literacy Unlimited is a community organization in Montreal’s West Island dedicated to improving English language literacy through custom-tailored tu toring services and community education, programs, and partnership.


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Empowering Lives Through Improved Adult Literacy

Under the Cover – Literacy Unlimited Fundraiser

Our flagship fundraiser Under the Cover is back online in 2023 with two exciting authors – Joanna Goodman, author of The Forgotten Daughter, and Michelle Good, author of Five Little Indians. Read more.

Call to Action: Volunteer with Literacy Unlimited’s Board of Directors

Make a difference to people in our community. Literacy Unlimited is looking for volunteers to join its Board of Directors. We are a charitable, not-for-profit community organization that is volunteer-driven and dedicated to changing lives through improved adult literacy. Read more.

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Latest News

  • Dogs and Literacy
    Family Literacy is important because it provides the opportunity to develop literacy within the home. As literacy is the basis for all learning and a child’s early education begins in the home, parental involvement is essential for success. Studies show that there is a link between consistent family literacy practices and the development of strong literacy skills. This is reflected …
  • Giving Tuesday – Giving Literacy
    We matter; we are visible. Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement. Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a stranger, or giving to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts, and everyone has something to give. At Literacy Unlimited, we give literacy. Literacy is the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed …
  • Michelle Good – Featured Author at Under the Cover
    Best Selling Author Michelle Good to Speak at Literacy Unlimited’s Under the Cover Fundraiser We are delighted to announce that Michelle Good, author Five Little Indians, has agreed to speak at our April 13th Under the Cover Fundraiser. MICHELLE GOOD is a Cree writer and a member of the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. After working for Indigenous organizations for …
  • Recruiting: Board of Directors
    Volunteer for Literacy Unlimited Are you looking for something to keep you engaged and active and at the same time make a difference in the lives of others?  Do you want to devote some time giving back to your community? Or are you just passionate about reading and literacy and share our vision of “Literacy for All”?  Our organization, Literacy …
  • Reading Under the Covers with Catherine McKenzie
    Wednesday, November 9th at 7 pm Literacy Unlimited’s “Under the Cover” event presents an evening with local best-selling author, Catherine McKenzie as she reads a few chapters from her latest book, “Please Join Us.” Admission is FREE, but donations to Literacy Unlimited are appreciated. We also recommend supporting the independent bookstore Libraire Clio. You can find the list of Catherine’s …
  • Joanna Goodman – Featured Author at Under the Cover
    Jump to the sign-up form Spend an evening with a Canadian novelist and raise funds to support free adult literacy tutoring in the West Island. Under the Cover is Literacy Unlimited’s annual fundraising, helping raise money to support adults in the West Island to improve their English language literacy. The funds raised support Literacy Unlimited’s free one-on-one tutoring services. At each Under …

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