Sharing the joy of reading and so much more.

“Once you learn to read, you are forever free.” Frederick Douglass

Our Mission

To improve reading skills in low-income communities by providing one-to-one literacy tutoring, free books for home libraries, and an inspiring, high-energy learning environment.


“Children who read well by grade three are more likely to graduate from high school.” Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Spring 2020 Session

Week of January 27th through Week of April 6th

To align with recent CDC recommendations, we are currently taking a break, but will be coming back soon.

Freedom Readers’ sessions meet weekly at locations situated in Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg counties.

St. John AME

Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

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Seaside Elementary School

Tuesdays @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

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Plantersville Elementary School

Wednesdays @ 2:20 pm-3:50 pm

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Pipers Pointe

Tuesdays @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

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Piney Grove Baptist in Andrews

Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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N Santee At Mt. Zion AME

Mondays @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

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Myrtle Beach Primary School

Mondays @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

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Myrtle Beach Elementary School

Mondays @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pm

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Laurel Woods

Mondays @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pm

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Kenneth Gardner Elementary

Wednesdays @ 2:45 pm-4:30 pm

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Hope Church

Wednesdays @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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Greater Gordon AME Church In Murrells Inlet

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

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Dickerson AME Church

Thursdays @ 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

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Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church

Thursdays @ 2:45 pm-4:30 pm

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AP Horry At Frazier Community Center

Thursdays @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

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Arnett AME Church in Georgetown – AP Prep

Thursdays @ 5:45 pm-7:30 pm

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Arnett AME Church in Georgetown

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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Bay Pointe Apartments

Tuesdays @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

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Atlantic Beach

Wednesdays @ 3:15 pm-4:45 pm

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Arnett AME Church in Georgetown

Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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Your involvement makes the difference.

Volunteer adult tutors are trained in the skills needed to work effectively at keeping young scholars interested, motivated, and having fun as they learn.

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Nov. 4th – Igniting a Love of Reading Event

                  Our annual fundraiser, new and improved and moved online! https://freedomreaders.networkforgood.com/events/23630-ignite-a-love-of-reading-2020 Purchase

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Impact Stories

Meet Neville Anson – Future Scientist

Neville is a scholar attending our summer session at Mt. Olive AME Church. During the first two weeks at Freedom Readers, Neville struggled to find his confidence when it came time to present his speech in front of the group.... Continue reading

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Books We Love, Love, Love.

Let us take the guess work out of book donations. Simply click on any book below and you will be taken to the book on Smile.Amazon.com. Please have the books shipped to our office at 1012 16th Ave. NW Surfside Beach, SC 29575.

Not only will you bring smiles to the faces of deserving children, but Amazon will make a donation to Freedom Readers for every purchase you order through Amazon Smile. Thanks in advance for your support.

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