Walk up and curbside holds pickup services are available (see your library's schedule).  Lobby service has changed to walk up as of Monday, Nov 30.  (Read More)

Limited services are available, including walk up and curbside services.  Virtual programs and library support (Ask Us) are available Mon-Sat (excluding holidays). Some services listed in our website are currently unavailable.  View our list of currently available services

Become a Tutor

Become a Tutor

You can change the life of an adult in your community by becoming a Reading Program tutor.

In order to become a tutor you must:

  • Be 18 years old or older.
  • Have an understanding of basic English.
  • Be able to communicate well in a student-centered environment.
  • Be patient, flexible, and dedicated, and have a sense of humor.
  • Be willing to go through a background check.
  • Attend Tutor Orientation and Tutor Training.
  • Be willing to meet with your student 2 hours a week for 6 months.

Note: Previous tutoring or teaching experience is not required, as we will provide training and resources.

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

For Tutor Orientation/Tutor Training dates and registration click here.

For more information, call 408-262-1349.

Want to get involved? Fill out our Volunteer Intake Form, opens a new window.

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