Adult Literacy

About the Literacy Center

The Literacy Center offers literacy programs to adults at no charge. Classes are taught by trained volunteers and involve one-to-one or small group instructions for adults looking to improve reading, writing, math and study skills. We also offer help with the citizenship exam and English as a second language (ESL).

Language Learning

We currently have two language learning programs: Rosetta Stone & Mango Languages. Rosetta Stone is available in the literacy computer lab at the Central Library or from home. Mango Languages is available at any library branch, or from home via the library’s website. (please note we will be discontinuing Mango Language in June, 2015.)

How Do I Get a Tutor?

Please call the Literacy Program Coordinator at 970-683-2421 for more information.

How Do I Become a Volunteer Tutor?

Volunteer tutors are crucial to our students’ success, and are the backbone of our program. Work with adults one-on-one or in groups instructing reading, writing, citizenship preparation and conversation skills. To apply, please fill out a volunteer application form and return the completed form to the Literacy Center at the Central library.

For the Community

Representatives of The Literacy Center are happy to conduct presentations for your group on the problem of illiteracy in our community. We can provide statistics and facts about illiteracy and its impact on our world plus provide more information on our services.

Donate to the Literacy Center

The Literacy Center depends on grants and private donations to assist in providing free services to Mesa County residents. To support the efforts of The Literacy Center and make a difference in someone’s life, donations can be made directly to Mesa County Libraries. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Contact Information

Literacy Program Coordinator: 970-683-2421

Community/Outreach Liason (habla Español): 970-683-2433

Karen Kllanxhja (kkllanxhja @ mcpld.org) Head of Literacy Services
Eusabia Garza (egarza @ mcpld.org) Community/Outreach Liason
Wendy Kirby (wkirby @ mcpld.org) Literacy Program Coordinator

 

Citizenship Links

Learning Links

Tutor Resources

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