The Nevada County Library Read Up! Adult Literacy program aims to help adults build their reading and writing skills through free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring. The program pairs adult learners who want to improve skills and achieve goals that may include English as a Second Language (ESL), voting for the first time, reading aloud to their children, or finding employment.
With over 30 million adults nationwide struggling with everyday basic life tasks, Read Up! makes it easy and comfortable to get help.
No, all instruction and materials are free
Scheduling is flexible. Tutors and students work together to create a workable schedule based on availability. Tutoring is completely confidential and is one-on-one with volunteers.
Yes. Tutors can assist with reading, writing, as well as completing job applications, voting applications, maps, schedules, and written materials used in daily life.
Yes. Read Up! can help adult learners with pre-school children (under 5 years of age) take advantage of the Family Reading Program and enjoy storytelling, word games, and fun reading for the whole family!
Adult and Family Literacy Services are supported by California Library Literacy Services who’s mission is to enable Californians of all ages to reach their literacy goals and use library services effectively.