Adult Literacy Services – S C Libraries – Alisa Adams

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa


Adult Literacy Services – S C Libraries – Alisa Adams

 

Adult Literacy Program

725 Third Street

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

(707) 544-2622

Library Hours: M-F 10 am – 3 pm; Sat 10 am – 1 pm; Closed Sunday

 

Mission 
The Sonoma County Library Adult Literacy Program provides one to one tutoring for adults who wish to improve their literacy skills.  Our program is learner-centered – we work with the student in accomplishing his/her goals.

Location
Central Library Annex (behind the Central Library)

What qualifications do I need to become a tutor?

  • Tutors must be at least 18 years old, speak English and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Previous tutoring experience is not required. 
  • Tutors must attend an orientation and a free training workshop.
  • Both student and tutor work together for a minimum of six months for two hours per week.
  • For more information, including orientation dates and times, call our office at (707) 544-2622 or email us at literacy@sonoma.lib.ca.us.

 

Services we offer

Basic reading and writing
Students work individually with a tutor for a minimum of two hours per week.

Families for Literacy
This program introduces reading as a family value to adult learners who have at least one preschool child and are enrolled in the basic reading and writing literacy program.

Inmate Tutoring
Tutors work individually with inmates on basic reading and writing at the two detention facilities in Sonoma County.  A special security orientation and clearance through the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department is required of all tutors in the inmate program, along with a two year commitment.

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