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COHS graduate, Kelly Chavez
Literacy Office, September 01, 2019

Working on your high school diploma is hard, and sometimes it can feel like you'll never reach the end. In the beginning, the day when you walk across the graduation stage can seem very far away.


Leamos volunteers, and mentors
Randall Hinson, August 07, 2019

En julio del año pasado, tres estudiantes emprendieron su camino hacia la alfabetización a través de Leamos, un programa de alfabetización a base de computadora, en la Biblioteca Pacoima.


Leamos volunteers, and mentors
Randall Hinson, July 31, 2019

Last July, three students began a journey toward literacy via Leamos, a computer-based literacy program, at the Pacoima Branch Library.


8 new adult literacy coordinators
Randall Hinson, July 24, 2019

Meet the new Adult Literacy Coordinators!


Maggie Severiano holing a book in the library
Alicia Chavarin, April 23, 2019

Maggie Severiano ha participado en el programa de alfabetización para adultos en la Biblioteca Benjamín Franklin desde el 2014.


Gregory Hill writing at a desk in the library
Randall Hinson, April 03, 2019

For 35 years, the Adult Literacy program at the Los Angeles Public Library has helped adults all over Los Angeles improve their reading and writing skills. Gregory Hill is one of our inspiring learners.


Collage of Adult Literary program volunteers
Megan Katz, February 06, 2019

Looking for a way to contribute to your community? Consider becoming an adult literacy volunteer with the Los Angeles Public Library! Statistics show that an estimated 33% of the adult residents of Los Angeles lack basic prose literacy skills.


Man holding vision board
Literacy Office, December 01, 2018

Oprah Winfrey did it. Ellen Degeneres did it. Steve Harvey did it, too. Recognizing the power of visualizing their dreams these successful celebrities created vision boards to remind them of their goals. And we all know how things turned out for them!


Adult literacy logo with pictures of 2 women
Kelly Tyler, September 21, 2018

September is National Literacy Month and we want to thank all of our volunteers for the amazing and selfless work they do in support of adult literacy. Every day, all across Los Angeles, they take time out of their busy lives to help other Angelenos learn to read.


Classroom of learners with instructor pointing to projection
Literacy Office, June 13, 2018

Wednesdays at the Singleton Adult Literacy Center are dedicated to teaching adult learners necessary computer skills. On Wednesdays, our English Conversation and Current Events classes incorporate the use of Chromebooks into the lessons to introduce learning via computers.


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