Do you or someone you know need help with reading, writing or math skills? Are you looking for assistance in achieving citizenship, gaining job skills or going to college? The Roseville Library Adult Literacy program is here for you! This is the first step toward lifelong learning and a brighter future.

Funding for this program is made possible by a bequest to the Roseville Public Library from long time Roseville resident Virgil Harrigan. Additional funding is made possible by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Visit California Library Literacy Services for more information.
You Can Learn

Learn

Get help with a variety of skills, including: 

  • Studying for the GED test
  • Studying for a high school diploma or military test
  • Help with basic reading, writing and math skills for community college
  • Learning basic math, algebra and geometry

To be part of the program, you must be:

  • Comfortable speaking English
  • 16 years or older and not concurrently enrolled in high school
  • Looking for help with reading, writing or math skills
  • Working to achieve one or more personal literacy goals
  • Motivated with a clear goal of what you want to learn

We also offer a free Basic ESL program online to help you learn English. In-person ESL classes are available through the Roseville Adult School.

You can Help

Help

You can help others by becoming a tutor! Literacy skills open doors and allow people to have the opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.

Tutor requirements:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • No previous tutoring or teaching experience
  • 2-3 hours a week to volunteer during library hours
  • Pass background fingerprint check at the City's expense
  • Commit at least 6 months to the program
  • A college degree is preferable

We value both personal and professional diversity in our tutors because we believe that every individual contributes something unique to this program.

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