Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults to improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them:
Patapsco Elementary School, 844 Roundview Road, Baltimore, adults who act as reading coaches listening to children read as part of the school's participation in the 100 Book Challenge reading program. The readings take place from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. daily, kindergarten through sixth grade. Contact: 410-396-1400.