Are you interested in teaching someone to read? Do you know an adult who wants to learn to read?
What does the adult literacy program do?
We train volunteer tutors in methods of reading instruction to assist their students. Literacy Program staff match tutors and students.
For literacy students--
We provide free, basic literacy instruction to adult learners through confidential one-to-one study sessions that are geared to what the student wants to learn.
Literacy Tutor Training
The next tutor training workshop will be announced in 2015.
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If you are interested, call 707-263-7633 to register or to learn more.
Also available to families of adult learners is the Families for Literacy program. This is a family training program to help adult learners encourage their young children to become readers through one-to-one sessions, family events and book give-aways.
How do you become eligible for services?
Learner -- You must have a desire to improve your reading and/or writing skills.
Volunteer Tutor -- You must have a good command of written English and have a willingness to help others improve their skills.
Resources available:A wide variety of materials including books, cassette tapes, videos, and pamphlets on subjects appropriate to adult learners and to students of English as a second language.
The Adult Literacy Office is located in the Lakeport Library
1425 N. High Street, Lakeport CA 95453
If you are interested, call 707-263-7633
The Lake County Literacy Coalition supports and promotes the adult literacy program.