Educational and Tutoring Programs
We can connect you with tutors and community organizations to help you build skills for school, employment, or personal education.
Check out our upcoming trainings or see our full calendar of all of our tutoring and educational opportunities.
Adult New Readers: All Madison Public Library locations offer materials to help adult new readers improve their reading skills. These materials include simplified versions of popular mystery and adventure novels, biographies, materials for improving job and parenting skills, and basic books on mathematics and science.
English Language - Study & Teaching: Materials on teaching and learning English as a Second Language (ESL) for adults new to this country.
The following organizations offer literacy tutoring or English literacy tutoring:
- National Literacy Directory
A national resource for finding literacy classes in communities throughout the United States
- Literacy Network (Formerly: Madison Area Literacy Council)
Information for tutors and learners.
- Wisconsin Literacy
A non-profit educational organization, the Wisconsin Literacy site provides a "statewide directory of adult literary service providers and information on how literacy affects the state's work force, families and communities. Adult literacy programs provide instruction to immigrants, refugees and other adults functioning below an eight-grade academic level."