is not the preparation for life; education is life
you can and you're halfway there."
more that you read, the more things you will know. The
more that you learn, the more places you'll go."
"Life is what we make it, always has
been, always will be."
you or someone you know want to read or write better?
Are you interested in becoming one of our adult learners?
Please call 324-2486 or visit us at 883 Main Street in Sanford
so that we may set up an appointment to talk with you about
your goals, needs and prior education. We will do an assessment
of your current literacy skills so we know the best way to begin
your tutoring. We match students with tutors so there is individual
attention. Most lessons take place once a week for 1 to 2 hours.
Lessons are free and confidential.
We offer tutoring in reading, writing, math, computing and
life skills such as using online banking, and English for Speakers
of Other Languages (ESOL).
Here is a sample of things that our students have accomplished:
to use the computer from scratch
Signing up with a temporary staffing agency
children with homework
for and passing the U.S. citizenship test
your own house
for a job online-and getting it!
a commercial driver's license
your first cake after learning to read recipes
to the library on your own and getting a library card
up for yourself at work and not getting bullied
for and passing the GED at Adult Education
your first book out loud to your first grandchild
to budget and do your own grocery shopping
to the Career Center and looking for jobs
from a 4th grade reading level to a 12th grade reading
people at Literacy Volunteers are friendly and they
will help you. Don't be afraid to walk through their
door. Do it for yourself, not for someone else."
"Literacy Volunteers helped
me work on my shyness, and now I am much more outgoing."
"It is like someone turned on a light bulb. I
can comprehend what I read."
"I wanted to prove to myself I could get my high
"I can read and understand the newspaper much