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Solano County Library
Literacy Program


Adult Literacy/ESL


Do you need help with your reading, writing or English speaking skills?  Adults come to the library's literacy program with a variety of goals. 

For example: 


  • Read to their children

  • Help their children with homework

  • Get a job


Adults can improve their literacy skills when they are given encouragement, guidance and appropriate materials. Trained volunteers help with free tutoring.


Adult Learner Qualifications:


  • Must be at least 16 years old and not attending high school

  • Live within the jurisdiction of Solano County Library

  • Read at or below the 5th grade level

  • Able to meet twice a week for 1 ½ hours each time

  • Commit to at least 6 months of tutoring




To get started, please attend one of the following New Student Meetings

Bring a translator if needed.

No children allowed at meetings.



Fairfield Civic Center Library:

Thursday, July 16 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wednesday, August 5 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Monday, August 17 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Thursday, September 10 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Thursday, September 24 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm


Vacaville Public Library – Town Square:

Thursday, July 9 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Tuesday, August 4 –10:00 am-11:30 am

Thursday, August 13 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Thursday, September 10 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wednesday, September 16 – 10:00 am-11:30 am


John F. Kennedy Library – Vallejo:

Monday, July 6 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wednesday, July 22 – 10:30 am-12:00 noon

Wednesday, August 12 – 6:30 pm- 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 3 – 10:30 am- 12 noon

Monday, September 14 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm



"I hated school. It's embarrassing when your peer would correct your spelling paper and you had practically nothing...The literacy program has really helped me by encouraging me. I never got that when I was a kid."

- Ron

Listen to Ron's Story