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Adult Literacy Services, Sacramento Public Library

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Help an adult learn to read better!

The Adult Literacy GED Tutor provides one-to-one tutoring to an adult in need of improving their basic literacy skills in preparation for the GED or HiSET high school equivalency exams. Tutors may choose to tutor in the areas of Reading/Writing OR Math, or in any subject area as needed.

Tutors meet 1-2 times weekly with the adult learner for 1-2 hours per session to assist with basic skill-building. Tutoring may occur at any of the 28 Sacramento Public Library locations or at other public locations.

Training and materials are provided free of charge.

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About Adult Literacy Services, Sacramento Public Library


Central Library, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Adult Literacy Services is simple: Assist adults in improving their basic literacy skills, thereby empowering them to reach their full potential, create stronger families, and participate more fully in society.


Consider being a tutor if you are 18 or older, able to read, speak English clearly and are willing to:

  • Tutor at least once a week; attend one 4-hour tutor workshop for certification as an adult literacy tutor.
  • Participate in one-hour workshops offered during the year to reinforce your tutoring skills.

After completing training, tutors volunteer their time for 1 to 2 hours at least once a week. Basic materials for tutor and learner are provided at no charge. Tutoring space is available at most library locations along with several other public sites. Literacy staff provides assistance and support as learners progress through the program.


We'll work with your schedule.


All Sacramento Public libraries: service housed atCentral Library828 I StreetSacramento, CA 95814



  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours weekly
  • High school level reading and / or math skills

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