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Welcome to the Adult Literacy Program of Monterey County. To meet the needs of the many adults in Monterey County with limited literacy skills,the Monterey County Free Libraries Adult Literacy Program offers confidential, student centered, one-on-one literacy tutoring to English speaking adults. We would like you to explore the personal advantages of becoming a tutor in this program. Read the testimonials from our tutors and the personal stories from our diverse group of learners.Our goal is to provide adults with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful as parents, workers, and citizens.

What You Will Find Here:

Read Learners' Stories about what this program means to them. Read Tutors' Testimonials about how this program benefits them personally. Share the joy of reading with someone, find out how to Volunteer. Do you want to improve your English? Find out how easy it is to become a learner on the Become a Learner's page. Look around, learn about what we can do for you and how you can benefit from this most valuable Monterey County program.

photo of city of marina and or seaside kids with teacher working with craftsWhen you become an adult learner and have a child under 5 years of age, you can enroll in the Families For Literacy program. Read with your child, get free children's books and have fun with your entire family at our get-togethers!

Call us at 831 883-7597 for more information
or reach us by email


Conversation Groups are starting at many MCFL branches. If you’re interested in leading a group, or

participating in one, please call us at 831-883-7597, or email

Help change a life, or change your own!