Literacy Services

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Literacy Services empowers adults to improve basic reading, spelling, and math skills.
We match adult learners with trained tutors for one-on-one or small group sessions.

If you or someone you know needs help, contact Literacy Services staff.
All services are free and confidential! 

Literacy Office Hours


11 am – 6 pm
11 am – 6 pm
11 am – 6 pm
11 am – 6 pm
By appointment

Contact us: 619-470-5860 |

Reading, Writing, Spelling and Math Tutoring
Computer Readiness Classes
GED, Citizenship Test Prep, Driver's License Test Prep

Become a Volunteer Tutor!
Literacy is about more than just reading, writing, and arithmetic - it's about opening up opportunities in life. Just think of the difference you could make. Click here to sign up!

The Literacy Service Room/Meeting Room
The conference room can be reserved for small study groups catering to Adult Literacy needs.  Call (619)470-5860 to reserve a spot.

Literacy Computer Lab
The Literacy Computer Lab is a special computer lab for adult literacy learners. The lab includes access to Mavis Beacon Typing, Lexia Strategies, Ultimate Phonics, Rosetta Stone, Math Tutor, and Learning Express. The lab is open during Literacy Office hours.

Keyboarding Lab
Improve your keyboarding skills with the Mavis Beacon Typing Program. 
Wednesdays from 3:30-4:15 or 4:15 to 5:30.

Helpful Links:
National City Literacy Resource Site - Find tools for tutoring and information about resources in the community.
Lexia Learning - Home access to Lexia Strategies is now available to participants in the literacy program. Sign up for an account with literacy staff.

Our Literacy Networks:
San Diego Council on Literacy
Southern California Library Literacy Network


Our literacy program is supported by the City of National City and California Library Literacy Services 



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