San Francisco Homeless Resource
Project Read
Address S.F. Public Library, Civic Center, Main Branch, 94102
Phone 415-557-4388 , 415-557-4375 (FAX)
Hours M-Th: 10-6, F: 12-5
Summary See article

S.F. Public Library, Civic Center, Main Branch, 94102


415-557-4375 (FAX) (E-mail)

M-Th: 10-6, F: 12-5

Recruits and trains volunteers to tutor English speaking adults in San Francisco who wish to learn to read or improve their basic reading and writing skills. Students are matched directly with a tutor and meet in branch libraries, homes, offices or other community sites.

Also fosters public awareness of the problem of adult illiteracy through promotional campaigns. The San Francisco Public Library maintains a library collection of over 400 titles for adult new readers, tutors, and teachers, including self help, leisure reading and resource material. Tutors design the sessions integrating the student's interests.