Welcome to Berkeley READS at the Berkeley Public Library!

We’re so excited to welcome the Berkeley Public Library’s adult and family literacy program (Berkeley READS) to the America Learns community!

Berkeley READS offers the following programming:

One-on-one tutoring:
Learners are matched with tutors for weekly tutoring sessions. Free instructional materials are provided.

Drop-in sessions:
Open sessions are available for learners on the waiting list and for those who want additional assistance.

Computer Lab:
Learners learn and access software with tutor support.

Small group tutoring:
Learners support each other on focused projects.

Family literacy:
Volunteers visit local organizations, providing story visits and free books to children. Special programming is also offered for children and caregivers to strengthen literacy skills.

Special programs:
Learners strengthen literacy skills while visiting museums, cooking, and learning about the environment.