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The Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office

Dept. of Libraries

200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City,

(405) 522-3205
(405) 525-7804—FAX

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The Literacy Resource Office (LRO) of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL) assists local literacy programs in a number of ways. The office has four staff members and offers literacy support services. Resources include

Toll-free Phone: You may call locally 405–522–3205, or toll-free within the state 800–522–8116, option 4. The phone is answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Quarterly Newsletter: LRO writes and distributes Literacy Notes, a free newsletter about literacy events in Oklahoma. Persons wishing to be on the mailing list should contact the office at the numbers above.
Literacy Grants: When funding is available, ODL offers Community Literacy Grants. Visit the Grant Opportunities page for more information.
Speakers: Based on availability, LRO can provide or arrange speakers any place in the state, on any subject related to literacy.
Print Materials: Brochures, bookmarks, certificates, posters, and flyers are often available free to Oklahoma literacy programs.
Lending Library: LRO maintains a collection of informational resources on topics including family literacy, English language learning, workplace literacy, learning disabilities, GED, volunteer management, etc. These materials are available for check out by Oklahoma literacy programs.
Adult Learner Handbook: This publication, featuring photos of Oklahoma literacy programs, is helpful for use with new learners, either during orientations or individual meetings with tutors. It provides learners with an idea of what to expect while working with literacy programs. The handbook may also be downloaded from LRO's publications area.
The Literacy Resource Manual: This 162-page handbook is intended to be a resource for literacy programs in the state of Oklahoma. It provides information about organizing and managing a literacy program, contact information for programs throughout the state, and suggestions for further resources. The manual can be downloaded from LRO's publications area.

To contact staff of the Literacy Resource Office, use ODL's Staff Contact Form or Department Contact Form.


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