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The Beverly Hills Public Library Adult Literacy program helps adult learners (ages 18 and over) improve their reading, writing, and comprehension skills.

VOLUNTEER TUTORS NEEDED! Help an adult student develop and improve their literacy skills.  Interested?  Call 310-288-2207 for information.

For more information about this program, please contact the Beverly Hills Public Library Adult Literacy at 310-288-2207.

Literacy Program Services:

The following services are FREE, and open to adult learners (ages 18 and over).  Please contact the Literacy office at 310-288-2207 for more information.

  • Weekly Literacy Classes (drop-in students are welcome):
    • News For You Class
       Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • One-on-One Tutoring
    Adult learners are matched with a volunteer tutor. We currently have a waiting list of students; call 310-288-2207 for more information.

Become a Volunteer Tutor:

Volunteer literacy tutors are needed to help adult literacy students become more confident by developing and improving their literacy skills, including basic reading, writing, and comprehension.

Volunteer tutors must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.  No previous teaching/tutoring experience necessary.
  • Complete the 2-hour tutor training.  These are usually scheduled every few months, on the last Friday of the month, from 10:00 - 12:00 noon.  Call 310-288-2207 for information on upcoming tutor trainings.
  • Commit to meet with your adult student at least once a week, for a minimum of 6 months.

Volunteer tutors will be matched with an adult student after completion of training.  Based on the tutor and student's schedule needs, Literacy staff will help the tutor/student pair set a weekly tutoring schedule.  Tutors will be provided with recommended materials and techniques; as well as assistance from Literacy staff.


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  • 455 North Rexford Dr
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • (310) 285-1000
  • Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

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