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Adult Literacy Services

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Adult Literacy Program (ALP)

Work one on one with an adult tutor to improve your reading and literacy skills. Tutors meet with students in any branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. This service is free. They meet twice a week for 1 to 1½ hours at a time for a minimum of six months.

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Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

This is a self-guided program for adults with limited English skills. Students use books and videos to help them achieve English literacy skills. There is no time limit for this program, and our staff provides assistance as needed.

Mother and young toddler using a computer

Families for Literacy (FFL)

Parents of children under the age of five who are enrolled in our Adult Literacy or Limited English Proficiency program are eligible for free children's books. Our tutors and staff teach students how to read to their children.


Upcoming Adult Literacy Events

Adult Literacy
February 23, 2018 10:30AM to 12:30PM
Free English conversation workshop. TAUGHT IN KOREAN.For more information, contact our Literacy Center at (213) 228-7037 x03.

 


Adult Literacy
Fridays 10:30am to 12:00pm
Would you like to learn or practice English? Come to our FREE English classes. Improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary while...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Learners learn basic writing skills that include: punctuation, grammar, sentence and paragraph structure. They learn to express themselves...

 


Adult Literacy
Fridays 12:30 to 2:00pm
Would you like to learn or practice English? Come to our FREE English classes. Improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary while...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Friday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Learners learn and practice English conversation for everyday use.  A focus is on phrases and statements commonly used by native...

 


Adult Literacy
February 23, 2018 3:00PM to 4:30PM
Students will read and discuss selections from fiction and literature provided by the instructor or they may bring and discuss their...

 


Adult Literacy
February 24, 2018 9:45AM to 11:45AM
Tutors will be available to help adult learners every Saturday morning at the Wilshire Library!These volunteers can help with: Reading...

 


Adult Literacy
February 24, 2018 10:00AM to 11:30AM
This free class is for anyone who wants to improve his or her spoken English. Improve your pronunciation, increase your comprehension,...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Learners learn basic writing skills that include: punctuation, grammar, sentence and paragraph structure. They learn to express themselves...

 


February 24, 2018 12:30PM to May 5, 2018 2:00PM
You're Invited! English Conversation Classes on Saturdays 12:30-2:00 in the afternoon.¡Estás invitado! Clases de Conversación en Inglés....

 


Adult Literacy
February 24, 2018 1:00PM
This class helps students improve their ability to express themselves in everyday conversational situations. Contact Julie Christenson...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Learners learn and practice English conversation for everyday use. A focus is on phrases and statements commonly used by native English...

 


Adult Literacy
February 24, 2018 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Beginner's English Conversation Class An English class for adult learners who want to practice the basics of English. The class will...

 


Adult Literacy
February 26, 2018 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Work on your English conversation skills with other learners! Classes held in our Community Room and no registration is required.

 


Adult Literacy
Mondays 12:00 to 1:15pm
Would you like to learn or practice English? Come to our FREE English classes. Improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary while...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Monday, 12:30-2 p.m.
Learners study basic grammar and punctuation rules, including sentence structure, clauses, phrases, and verb tenses.Gramatica de Ingles:...

 


Adult Literacy
Mondays 1:15 to 2:30pm
Would you like to learn or practice English? Come to our FREE English classes. Improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary while...

 



Adult Literacy Services in the Central Library and branches are made possible through the generosity of Caroline Singleton.

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