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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
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
May 22, 2018 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Learn English conversation with other learners! Class meets in the Community Room and no registration is required.

 


Adult Literacy
Every Tuesday, 12:30-2 p.m.
Learners read worldly news and analyzing, evaluating, and discuss the information.Razonamiento Analitico: Los estudiantes leen noticias...

 


Adult Literacy
May 22, 2018 12:45PM to 2:45PM
Free English conversation workshop. Taught in Korean. For more information, contact our Literacy Center at (213) 228-7037 x03.

 


Adult Literacy
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a small group. Learn new vocabulary and improve your punctuation. No registration required. Just stop by - it'...

 


Adult Literacy
Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30pm.
Would you like to learn or practice English?  Come to our FREE English classes. Improve your pronunciation and expand your vocabulary...

 


May 22, 2018 2:00PM to July 10, 2018 5:00PM
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old). Walk-In Tutors provide assistance in the following areas: English reading,...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Tuesday 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekly lessons focus on one aspect of grammar including lesson and discussion of grammatical tool followed by writing exercises that allow...

 


Adult Literacy
Every Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00-6:45 p.m.
A by-registration-only class dedicated to preparing students for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Participants will become familiar with the...

 


May 22, 2018 5:00PM to July 10, 2018 6:30PM
Do you want to improve your English conversation skills for FREE?Come and join the class to practice speaking English by participating in...

 


Adult Literacy
Tuesdays, except December 25
All adults are welcome to come and learn to improve their English conversation skills!

 


Adult Literacy
May 22, 2018 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Join us at the library to practice your English Conversation skills and talk about current events with other learners! Class takes place in...

 


May 23, 2018 10:00AM to July 18, 2018 12:00PM
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old). Walk-In Tutors provide assistance in the following areas: English reading,...

 


Adult Literacy
May 23, 2018 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Join us for coffee and English conversation! Practice speaking English in an enjoyable and relaxing setting on Wednesdays starting...

 


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
Every Wednesday 12:30-2:00pm
Learners learn and practice English conversation for everyday use.  A focus is on phrases and statements commonly used by native...

 


Adult Literacy
Wednesdays 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
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 pm
Practice speaking English in a small group. Learn new vocabulary and improve your punctuation. No registration required. Just stop by - it'...

 


Adult Literacy
Wednesdays at 2:00
Practice your English conversation skills with others every Wednesday at 2 pm. The class is led by a volunteer tutor.

 


Adult Literacy
Every Wednesday, 3:30-5 p.m.
Learners reinforce their pronunciation and conversation skills with special attention to global events. Participation is expected as ...

 



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

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