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Partners in Reading, San Jose Public Library

Listing Last Update: April 23, 2019


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Primary Contact

Pam Cornelison

(408) 808-2361

Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • English language
  • How to use Computers/Technology
  • Volunteer at a Program
  • Information about the GED Test
  • Other

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

Partners in Reading offers basic literacy services to adults who have conversational English ability and who live in San José. Trained volunteer tutors customize one-to-one and small group literacy instruction in reading, writing, ESL, and computer skills. Instructional topics include real-life goals with a focus on work, health, community support and involvement, parenting, family needs, financial literacy and civic awareness. Learners set their own goals with help from their volunteer tutors.

Partners in Reading also has a high school diploma program with Career Online High School for adults 19 and over who have completed at least the 8th grade. All classes are online. Students have a maximum of 18 months to complete the program. Visit to learn more and to take the self-assessment.

Hours of operation: Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm: Fri 9am-5pm: Sat 9am-12pm

Cost info: FREE

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