Oakland Public Library

Listing Last Update: September 1, 2016


125 14th St
Oakland Public Library
Oakland, CA 94612

Primary Contact

Amy Sonnie

(510) 238-3432


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Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To find a family literacy program (families attend together)
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my technology skills
  • To volunteer at a program

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online

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Program Overview

Second Start helps adults reach their literacy goals. Second Start serves English-speaking adults (age 16 and up) who are reading/writing below a 5th grade level to improve basic reading, writing and computer skills. Second Start offers a confidential setting for one-on-one tutoring and small group instruction. Call to schedule an assessment or to become a volunteer.