Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills, and to assist with related projects. Among them:
Lemmel Middle School, 2901 N. Dukeland St., Baltimore, needs reading tutors to work in its African museum, which features reading and cultural programs for boys and girls. Senior citizens, including retired teachers, are particularly encouraged to volunteer. Information: Yani Sangarey and Arthur Lenier, 410-558-3714.