Literacy, ESL and Citizenship

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Litercy/ESL

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All Library locations closed Wednesday, March 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at Central Library will be closed Wednesday, March 29 for a staff in-service day. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, March 30.

Tutoring for Adults

Adult Education Tutoring

The Adult Education Tutoring program provides one-on-one, walk-in tutoring. Tutors help learners develop the skills needed to be successful as workers, family members, and citizens. No registration is necessary.

Tutors provide instruction in the following subject areas:

  • Basic skills: Tutoring is available for English language, reading, writing, and pre-college level math. ESL books are available for grammar, vocabulary, and life skills. Some writing help is available for college students in introductory classes.
  • GED: Test preparation help is available for pre-GED, social studies, science, language arts (reading and writing), and math.
  • Compass: Test preparation help is available for the Compass exam (the computerized English and math placement exam for Seattle Colleges).
  • Citizenship test: Test preparation help is available for the citizenship civics exam.
  • Job readiness: Tutors can help with general job readiness skills.
  • Life skills: Tutors help learners develop the skills necessary to be successful in daily life.

 

View the Library's Literacy/ESL Calendar to see a complete list of tutoring sessions.

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