Become a Learner

Become a Learner

Free 1-on-1 Tutoring for Adults in Reading and Writing

Who can join The Reading Program?

  • Adults (age 18 and up)
  • Understand basic spoken English
  • Read or write below high school level
  • Live within Santa Clara County Library District service area

What happens when I join The Reading Program?

  • Get free learning materials, including books
  • Meet with your tutor 2 hours a week for at least 6 months (choose your own schedule)
  • Meet online or in-person at the library
  • Get a chance to receive family literacy services:
    • Family events and workshops
    • Free books to build a home library

How do I join?

Call or email us to schedule a test and interview!

For more information about our program, please read our Learner FAQs.


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