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Become a volunteer adult literacy tutor and make a powerful, positive difference in the life of another adult in your community. Twenty four (29) adults are currently waiting to be matched with a literacy tutor at Sonoma County Libraries. We have the most need for tutors in Santa Rosa, Sonoma Valley, Petaluma, and Rohnert Park right now. If you can tutor 2hrs a week at these library location, please sign up for our January training dates at Central Library (details below).

We are looking for empathetic volunteers who want to help an adult learner improve their reading and writing skills and achieve their literacy goals. No experience necessary. Free training and materials provided. Flexible hours and library locations throughout the county once training is completed at Central Library.

What We Do: The Sonoma County Library Adult Literacy Program provides FREE training, support and materials to volunteer tutors, who meet one-to-one with an adult learner at a local Sonoma County library two hours a week. Right now, we have adult students waiting for a literacy tutor in: Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Petaluma, Rohnert Park and Windsor library locations. Tutors volunteer 2hr a week to meet with an adult learner and to file simple monthly hours/instruction reports.

A 2-part NEW tutor training will be held on January 23, 2019 from 6pm - 8:30 pm and January 26th from 10 am - 2:30 pm at Santa Rosa Central Library (must register in advance and attend both training dates). Tutoring may take place at your local library branch after orientation and training is complete.

Sign up for our January 23rd and 26th NEW TUTOR Training dates today!
707-544-2622 or

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Advocacy & Human Rights Community Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


211 E StreetSanta Rosa, CA 95404



  • Adult Education
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week, with a 6 month commitment
  • simple monthly progress reports (1 page) and student goals update twice a year.

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