Adult Literacy Program: 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.
Limited English Proficiency: 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.
Families for Literacy: 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.
Career Online High School: Adults can earn their high school diploma in as few as five months. It’s online, flexible, free and provides a personal academic coach to help you succeed, convenient 24/7 online classroom access, special training focused on eight in-demand industries, and tools that you need to start or advance your career, including a resume and cover letter.
The Singleton Literacy Center at Central Library also conveniently offers drop-in tutoring hours on a variety of topics. Stop by the Center to pick up a monthly schedule, or to learn more.