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Literacy Services helps adults improve their basic reading, spelling, and math skills empowering them to reach their full potential in life.

We match adult learners with trained tutors for one-on-one or small group sessions.

Are you an adult who needs help with basic reading, math, or computer skills? 

Do you need help studying for the GED or citizenship test?


Call to find out if the Library Adult Literacy Program is right for you!
Services Offered
- Citizenship Test Preparation - Computer Readiness Classes (Basic & Intermediate)
- General Education Diploma (GED) - Driver's License Test Preparation
- Math Tutoring - Spelling Tutoring
- Reading Tutoring - Writing Tutoring
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.

Literacy Meeting Room
The conference room can be reserved for small study groups catering to Adult Literacy needs.  Call our office to reserve the room.

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.
 Distance Learning
 Literacy Services is expanding to offer distance learning, a learn from the comfort of your home program with a tutor via online tutoring. All subjects and classes are available for distance learning. We even offer our services to help you get started every step of the way from getting setup and even loaning out resources needed for distance learning. Call today to get more information and sign up!
 High School Diploma Program
 Need or want your high school diploma? In partnership with the County of San Diego, Literacy Services now offers Library High School! This guided course helps you achieve a high school diploma, as well as a career certificate. This free scholarship is a great opportunity, don’t hesitate and call us to help you get started.
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 the California Library Literacy Services