Adult Literacy Services

A learning community

What is the adult literacy program?
The Adult Literacy Program provides educational opportunities for adults who want to improve their literacy skills. Students develop their reading, writing and critical thinking skills through one-on-one tutoring sessions that will focus on individual needs.

Where are the classes held?
Our program offers in-person and virtual tutoring sessions.

Who are the students?
The adults in our program have varied educational experiences. Some learners received education in the United States; other students have learned English as a Second Language and need help in developing their skills.

Most of the students in our program are bilingual who are interested in using language and literacy more comfortably.

Who are the tutors?
Most of our tutors are community volunteers who are interested in helping others. 

How can I sign up?
Call the library at (760) 768-2170 or email us at library@calexico.ca.gov to set up an appointment
Must possess a CA ID/Driver's License or US Passport for fingerprint purposes

Adult Literacy Services
These services are offered to adults, 16 years or older who are not enrolled in school, who would like to improve their English reading skills. One-on-one tutoring is available upon enrollment in the program. Volunteers from the community help other improve their English reading and writing skills in this program.

Additional services offered to our learners include:

  • Let's Talk Conversation Group. Meets Thursdays at 5:30 pm in person and/or via Zoom.
  • Library Learner's Book Club. Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm in person and/or via Zoom.
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    - June 2021
    - May 2021
    - Winter 2023
    - Summer 2023
    - Winter 2024

 

Resource Links for Adult Literacy Services

https://www.learniv.org/ - L.E.A.R.N. (Libraries Empower All to Read Now) Imperial Valley
 
https://www.digitallearn.org/ - DigitalLearn.org offers free digital literacy courses

https://medlineplus.gov/ - Easy to read consumer health information

https://www.typing.com/student/ - Lessons and games for typing practice

https://www.usalearns.org/ - Free website that helps adults learn English and prepare for U.S. citizenship online 

https://libraryliteracy.org/for-coordinators/roles-and-goals/

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