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129 Seamon Road, Suite A, Farmington, ME, 04938

Our Shining Stars




Anna Crocket

Anna, a lifelong learner, has been on a steady path of literacy goal achievement for several years, due to tenacity, commitment, and a high level of involvement in Literacy Volunteers educational programming. Anna participates in weekly Community Connect classes, weekly Genius Hour project based learning, the annual poetry contest, and individual tutoring.  Anna loves to share her reading skills with her grandchildren and give back to her community. 


 Matilda Holt and Dottie Richard

For over 20 years Matilda and Dottie have each shown strong commitment to strengthen the community of Literacy Volunteers learning. They have partnered with tutors, board members, classmates, and  volunteers to offer support for lifelong learning. Matilda is currently a co-chair of the board of directors and Dottie reads her catalogue of jokes handwritten from the Sunday edition of the Lewiston Sun Journal to residents of a local nursing home.


 Bill Caron, Karen , Aishah Wolfstone, Lacey Ann Elder, and Caitlyn are poetry writing enthusiasts who participated in our June poetry writing workshop at our Mt. Blue Learning Center in Farmington. 

The 2023 "Poetry Club" 


Jaimi Buck started writing stories about her barnyard animals with her tutor, Brianna Rush, in 2016. Alana Knapp volunteered over 300 hundred hours to illustrate Jaimi's book for publishing, This team is currently working on a new story book for publishing-and will plan to give away books and host read aloud events in 2023 for local preschools and library story hours.