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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.

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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
Mondays, 10:00am to noon
Would you like to learn or practice English? Come to our free English classes to improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary...

 


Adult Literacy
Mondays except March 26th, May 28th, September 3rd, October 8th and November 12th
All adults are welcome to come and learn to improve their English conversation skills!

 


Adult Literacy
Every Monday - Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Walk-in Tutors: Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults 19 and older. Tutors can help with reading, writing, and conversation skills...

 


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
Every Monday, except March 26, May 28, September 3, October 8 and November 12
The Walk-In Tutor is available to work with any adult patron of the library who is seeking assistance with English literacy: reading,...

 


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
Every Monday, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learners develop and strengthen English vocabulary and comprehension skills by reading novels; classes may vary from Beginner to...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Monday, 3:30-5 p.m.
Learners read articles on different topics and have group discussions to ensure an understanding of the material read.Comprension de...

 


July 16, 2018 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Want to stay up to date on current events and practice English? Then join our Current Events Conversation Class.¿Quiere saber lo que pasa...

 


Adult Literacy
July 16, 2018 5:00PM to August 20, 2018 7:00PM
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old). Walk-In Tutors provide assistance in the following areas: English reading,...

 


Adult Literacy
Mondays, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Our English conversation class is for adult learners who want to practice more advanced reading and speaking skills. Students will practice...

 


July 16, 2018 6:00PM to 7:00PM
All ESL adults welcome.  Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  

 


July 16, 2018 6:00PM
You're Invited! English Conversation Classes on Mondays from 6:00-7:30 pm in the evening.¡Estás invitado! Clases de Conversación en Inglés...

 


Adult Literacy Services
July 16, 2018 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Would you like to learn or practice English?  Come to our FREE English classes.  Improve your pronunciation and expand your...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Tuesday at 5:30 PM
Would you like to improve your English speaking skills?English learners of all levels are welcome to practice with us!No registration is...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Monday - Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Walk-in Tutors: Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults 19 and older. Tutors can help with reading, writing, and conversation skills...

 


Adult Literacy
July 17, 2018 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Practice basic English conversation skills with other learners. Free and no advanced registration is required. Class meets in our Community...

 



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

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