Literacy Nights are a signature program of the Chicago Literacy Alliance.

These events, which have helped thousands of people discover the wide range of literacy support activities in Chicago, can be held at schools, community centers, or any other family-friendly venue.

Organize a Literacy Night!

Are you hosting a Literacy Night and looking for support? Chicago Literacy Alliance member organizations can provide 2-3 hours’ worth of student programming in reading, writing, and literacy activities as well as books to take home, resource sharing for parents and families, and program introductions for teachers and staff.

Participating organizations vary for each event, but the CLA will work with you to help you find the perfect activities for your event!

To request CLA participation in your Literacy Night, please fill out this form

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