Read - Write - English!

Literacy Program

Bloomsburg Public Library offers free Adult Basic Reading and English as a Second Language help to adults. Volunteers lead the conversation sessions and tutor with help from library staff. All services and materials are free. The Literacy Program is affiliated with Pro-Literacy America.

English as a Second Language

We offer casual small-group sessions for adults who would like to practice speaking English.  

Adult Basic Education

These 1-on-1 tutorials cover the fundamentals of reading and writing for native speakers of English. We match adult learners with a volunteer.

 

English as a Second Language

These 1-on-1 and small group sessions cover the fundamentals of English conversation, reading, writing, and comprehension.  

 

​Volunteer Tutors

Volunteers are needed to assist adult learners with improving their literacy skills.  Tutor candidates should apply in person at Huntsville Public Library and must undergo a  background check.  Tutors do not need to speak a foreign language.

Interested persons should email Linda Huff or call her at 936-291-5912.

 

Volunteer Eligibility

To be eligible to volunteer you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Be willing to commit to a minimum of 2 hours of tutoring per week  for at least 6 months
  • Attend Huntsville Public Library’s tutor training program 

Free Tutoring for:

  • English language learners
  • Reading and Writing for Adults

This program offers one-on-one tutoring sessions that take place at the library.  Each student is matched to a volunteer teacher/coach.

To receive more information about English-language learning or reading/writing skills for adults, please contact:

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Interested in a meaningful volunteer opportunity?

Become a literacy tutor! We are looking for volunteer tutors to help both native English-speaking students and foreign-born students improve their English literacy skills. Do you want to help someone succeed in reaching their next level of life goals?  This could be the opportunity for you!

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