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Indy Reads: Boone County

Where to find us
Our Boone County office is on the second floor of the beautiful Lebanon Public Library - thanks to the LPL!

If you need services in Boone County or are interested in volunteering, please contact Michele Thomas Literacy Program Manager Indy Reads: Boone County mthomas@indyreads.org104 E. Washington St.Lebanon, IN 46052 (765) 482-3460 x 275.
Program for Adult Literacy: A Partnership with Indy Reads: Boone County.


"Indy Reads seeks to improve the literacy skills of adults in Central Indiana who read or write at or below the sixth grade level."

About Us:

We're excited to introduce Indy Reads: Boone County, our first formal program outside Marion County. In Boone County, we offer the same services for adults who struggle with reading: one-on-one tutoring for literacy and ESL students and reading labs in support of GED classes. Tutors can meet their students at libraries in Lebanon, Zionsville, or Thorntown. This new program is supported by a grant from the Community Foundation of Boone County. CFBC's literacy initiative, "Literacy is our Legacy," has created a new partnership with Indy Reads, the Lebanon Public Library, and The Arc of Greater Boone County. Heading up the Indy Reads portion is Michele Thomas, who previously worked for the Boone County Learning Network and is board member for the Lebanon Community School Corporation.

  •     Indy Reads serves adults 18 years of age and older in Central Indiana who read at or below the sixth grade level, or who are learning English as a new language.
  •     The Greater Indianapolis Literacy League, DBA "Indy Reads" is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Indy Reads was founded in 1984 as the Greater Indianapolis Literacy League (GILL) by several librarians and a group of community activists. The name was changed in 1998 to Indy Reads.
  •     Indy Reads is an independent, non-profit organization. We receive no direct government funding. Finanical support is through individual donors, corporate contributions, and grants.
  •     Indy Reads has been evaluated by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance in relation to the 20 BBB Standards for Charitable Accountability, and meets all BBB standards.
  •     Indy Reads participates in GuideStar, the on-line standard for nonprofit accountability. Visit GuideStar to see our listing.
  •     Indy Reads is accredited by ProLiteracy Worldwide, the oldest and largest nongovernmental literacy organization in the world. It achieves its mission, championing the life-changing benefits of literacy for adults and their families, by sponsoring educational programs that help adults and their families acquire the literacy practices and skills they need to function more effectively in their daily lives.