The Well Read Reception is coming Friday, September 11 from 7:00pm-9:30pm at Playhouse on the Square.Learn More »
It's never too late to start learning! Get involved with Literacy Mid-South and learn something new! There's a whole world out there to discover.START NOW
If you or your organization is helping to create a Reading/Learning Community in the Mid-South or you need additional resources to make your program flourish, join us! We can help.GET CONNECTED NOW
Help an adult student learn to read or help with a special event. Host a fundraiser or sponsor a special event. There are many ways to help us start a reading revolution!GET INVOLVED
Our vision is 100% literacy in the Mid-South.
Literacy Mid-South (LMS) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a community actively engaged in continuous learning. Somewhere between 20% to 30% of adults in the Memphis metro area are functionally illiterate. That means more than just unemployment — their minds are unused and their dreams are unrealized.
Mid-South Book Festival
The Mid-South Book Festival is September 9-13 at Playhouse on the Square. For a full author lineup and special event schedules, click here.
Writers, meet your people! Join us for the Mid-South Book Festival's inaugural Writers Conference. Connect with some of the Mid-South's most respected, experienced authors, poets, and screenwriters, all pledging to help you grow and succeed as a writer. The Mid-South Book Festival Writers Conference will help you advance creatively and professionally as a writerno matter what stage of your career.Learn More »