is not the preparation for life; education is life
you can and you're halfway there."
more that you read, the more things you will know. The
more that you learn, the more places you'll go."
"Life is what we make it, always has
been, always will be."
you or someone you know want to read or write better?
Are you interested in becoming one of our adult learners?
Please call 324-2486 so that we may set up an appointment to
talk with you about your goals, needs and prior education. We
will do an assessment of your current literacy skills so we
know the best way to begin your tutoring. We match students
with tutors so there is individual attention. Most lessons take
place once a week for 1 to 2 hours. Lessons are free and confidential.
We offer tutoring in reading, writing, math, computing and
life skills such as using online banking, and English for Speakers
of Other Languages (ESOL).
Here is a sample of things that our students have accomplished:
for and passing the Welding Certificate exam
to use the computer from scratch
Signing up with a temporary staffing agency
children with homework
for and passing the U.S. citizenship test
for a job online-and getting it!
a commercial driver's license
to the library on your own and getting a library card
for and passing the HiSet exam (GED) at Adult Education
your first book out loud to your first grandchild
to budget and do your own grocery shopping
to the Career Center and looking for jobs
from a 4th grade reading level to a 12th grade reading
people at Literacy Volunteers are friendly and they
will help you. Don't be afraid to walk through their
door. Do it for yourself, not for someone else."
"Literacy Volunteers helped
me work on my shyness, and now I am much more outgoing."
"It is like someone turned on a light bulb. I
can comprehend what I read."
"I wanted to prove to myself I could get my high
"I can read and understand the newspaper much