COVID-19 Response: WALC offices are open for tutoring and assistance. Masks are no longer required in the Oshkosh Public Library and our offices. Call 920-573-5507 for assistance. Get COVID-19 updates from the City of Oshkosh and Winnebago County.

The Winnebago Area Literacy Council (WALC) strengthens our diverse community
by developing and delivering free learner-centered literacy programs for adults and their families.

Our Vision:
Through our influence, the Winnebago area will be known for valuing, promoting, and supporting literacy so that our residents achieve sustained independence and truly thrive.

Our Values:
WALC is grounded in a Value System in which we believe deeply and with which we strive to uphold in every act and decision we make. An engaged, compassionate and literate community is grounded in equality, mutual respect, and teamwork. We create opportunities for sustained independence by promoting self-worth and fostering family well-being through life-long learning.


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Spellbound for Literacy – An Adult Team Spelling Bee!Β 

Thursday, September 29th, 2022 |Β 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Culver Family Welcome Center – UW Oshkosh

Grab your tickets for our annual fundraiser and join us for an exciting evening
filled with lighthearted competition, food, entertainment, prizes, and more!

The continued support of our organization depends on the kind hearts of our donors and sponsors.
If you are unable to attend and would like to contribute, please consider a sponsorship or donation.Β 

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Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 day 40 minutes ago

Thank you to all who help us strengthen our community through the power of literacy. We could not do it without you! πŸ’šπŸ’™ #inthistogether #literacymatters #communitypartnerships #nonprofitmagic

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 day 21 hours ago

What a beautiful day for a potluck! β˜€οΈπŸ˜‹ Our Family Literacy ladies always outdo themselves and bring the most delicious dishes from their culture. Today everyone enjoyed tastes of Myanmar (Burma), Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 🌍 The best way to end summer sessions before fall

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

2 days 20 hours ago

πŸ·πŸ‡ Cellars Wine and Spirits of Neenah has been a remarkable in-kind sponsor of our annual fundraiser, Spellbound, for quite a few years! We are incredibly grateful for their 50+ wine bottle donation every year to help fill our "wine wall" attraction. Don't miss your chance to snag one of

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

2 days 23 hours ago

Brunch with the bros 😎 We gathered all the guys in our mentoring program for a good ol’ American brunch and some games! Look for an upcoming post about β€œBrunch & Bracelets” for the girls. 😊 #highschoolmentoring2022 #brunchwiththebros #literacymatters #strengtheningourcommunity

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

6 days 33 minutes ago

We're thrilled to have our dear friends of UW Oshkosh ArtsCore as a Busy Bee sponsor for Spellbound this year! πŸ˜ƒπŸ™Œ Want to join them? Find sponsorship opportunities and tickets at tinyurl.com/spellboundforliteracy. You won't want to miss this event! #SpellboundForLiteracy #AnnualFundraiser #DirectImpact #LiteracyMatters #AdultSpellingBee

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 week 6 minutes ago

🏈 Sit at the 50 yard line in the 29th row on December 19th! Our Packers will be going against Superbowl champions the Los Angeles Rams. Want to score this must-see game? Grab your tickets for our annual fundraiser, Spellbound! πŸ˜„ This item will be a part of our live

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 week 1 day ago

Way to go, Oshkosh readers! πŸ‘πŸ€“πŸ“–

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 week 2 days ago

πŸ“š Happy #NationalBookLoversDay! We love these fantastic benefits that spring from the power of literacy. What book are you currently indulging in? πŸ“– #LiteracyMatters #BenefitsOfReading #CurrentBook #WALC

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 week 2 days ago

Our high school peer mentoring program had a fun-filled visit at this year's Winnebago County Fair! πŸŽ‘πŸ‡πŸ§πŸ–

Most of the refugee students have never experienced a fair or festival such as this. Seeing their faces light up from all the rides, food, and entertainment was truly incredible. ☺️

Winnebago Area Literacy Council

1 week 2 days ago

Our comic challenge is wrapping up in a few weeks! Get 'em in! #MGCBCC2022 #literacythroughcomics #creativecommunity