Contact Information

 

Solano County Library
Literacy Program


707-784-1526
           or
1-800-450-7885
 

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 

 

Fairfield Civic Center Library:

Wednesday, January 7 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Monday, January 26 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, February 10 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Thursday, February 26 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Monday, March 16 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Thursday, March 26 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

 

Vacaville Public Library – Town Square:

Thursday, January 8 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wednesday, January 14 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Thursday, February 5 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Wednesday, February 11 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

Tuesday, March 3 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Tuesday, March 17 – 10:00 am-11:30 am

 

John F. Kennedy Library – Vallejo:

Thursday, January 8 – 10:30 am-12 noon

Monday, January 12 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Monday, February 9 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 17 – 10:30 am-12 noon

Wednesday, March 11 – 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Monday, March 23 – 10:30 am-12 noon

 

 

"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