This not-for-profit organization associated with the library provides services for English language learners and their families. The family literacy program is designed to help adults develop literacy skills while promoting the learning success of their children. Learn more about the Literacy Department in the video below.
To speak with Lindsay Davis, the Library’s Literacy Coordinator, call 631-399-1511, ext. 215.
Join the Literacy Program
Getting started is as simple as this:
Stop by the Library
- Speak to a member of the Literacy staff
- Learn about the program
- Apply for a Library card Fill-out and submit an application:
Return for a Follow-Up Interview
- You will be contacted to set-up an interview
- Allow at least 90 minutes for your interview
- Come with your questions
- Get acquainted with Literacy Resources
Adult Literacy Services
The following are free to Library cardholders ages 18 and up:
- One-on-one basic literacy tutoring for adults
- (ESOL) English for Speakers of Other Languages classes focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. (one-on-one or in small groups)
- ESOL Group classes are offered on a weekly basis throughout the school year. Instructors teach basic life skills.
- Computer Classes are conducted in Spanish to familiarize patrons with the computer, the Internet, the Library’s digital resources and various computer programs.
- Citizenship Tutoring is available for those in the process of applying for United States citizenship.
- Conversation groups meet weekly providing a comfortable environment to practice English conversation. Programs and Workshops are offered on both recreational and educational levels.
Family Literacy Program
The Family Literacy Program is designed to help adults develop literacy skills while promoting the learning success of their children.
- Literacy activities between parent and child.
- Training for parents as primary teachers.
- Direction towards economic self–sufficiency.
- Age–appropriate activities for children.
Language Learning Software
Learn 80 different languages and ESL classes for 50 non-English languages. Download the PDF version of the manual at: www.pronunciator.com/manual/In Library | Home Use