321 S. Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016 (626) 256-8272

Building Skills, Changing Lives

Become a Learner:

Literacy Services provides tutoring to English-speaking adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing and speaking skills.  Learners are provided a friendly, supportive environment where their needs and goals are valued. Instruction is provided by trained volunteers.  One-on-one tutoring sessions and conversation classes are offered.  Literacy services are open to adults 18 years and over and are free and confidential.  If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about our services, please call 626-256-8272 or email literacyservices@ci.monrovia.ca.us.

Mission Statement:

The Monrovia Public Library Literacy Program is the bridge between the literate and non-literate world, providing one-to-one tutoring, computer and video instruction, as well as a positive, nurturing environment for those who wish to cross the bridge into literacy. For our students, we provide a path to a better life, to ending the family cycles of illiteracy, and to building self-esteem, awareness, and knowledge.

Become a Tutor:

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Monrovia Public Library seeks volunteers to work with adults to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills. No prior teaching experience is necessary. Successful volunteers receive training and need to make a commitment of at least 1.5 hours per week for a minimum of six months.  If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, contact Carol Kampe at 626-256-8264 or ckampe@ci.monrovia.ca.us.

TUTORS. We now have a new reporting system. Please contact Carol Kampe at 626-256-8264 or ckampe@ci.monrovia.ca.us for more information.

Become a Donor:

Funding for this program is made possible by your donations.  Please send a check made out to Monrovia Public Library with Literacy Services in the memo line, to 321 S. Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016.

Additional funding is made possible by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.


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