Partners in Reading (PAR): Reading Help
What Does Partners in Reading Do?
- Helps adult learners improve their reading: Free one-to-one and small group tutoring for adults. Adults must have reading or writing skills that are below the ninth grade level. To qualify, an adult Learner needs to speak and understand English at a conversational level.
- Connects tutors with learners: Trained volunteers provide tutoring at the King Library, a San José Public Library branch, or another public site in San José. Tutors and learners must commit to meet three hours per week for six months.
- Promotes family learning: Through Together We Read, adult learners and their families learn the joy and value of reading and learning together.
- Provides technology coaching: Adult learners build essential technology skills in the computer lab. Technology coaches instruct in sending emails, applying for jobs, as well as using smart devices.
Share the gift of reading
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|Thurs.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Fri.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Sat.||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
Partners in Reading
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 East San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA 95112
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Donate to PAR
Donate to PAR through the SJPL Foundation. Please write "PAR, Partners in Reading" in the Additional Comments section.