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Literacy Center

Read To Succeed

Literacy Service for adults and families.


Adult Literacy Services

Tutors can help you one-on-one with:

  • Learn and improve your English skills with our weekly conversation circles

  • Speaking/Pronunciation

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Preparing for the GED test

  • Writing a Resume

  • Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship test

  • Studying for the Written Driver's License Test

The Health and Human Services (HHSA) Partnership

One-on-one tutoring services for HHSA TulareWORKS participants.

Instruction focuses on basic functional skills needed to job readiness and social competency.

English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Conversation Circles

Want to improve your English, reading and speaking skills? Join our weekly online and in person conversations circles. Practice grammar and join the discussions in English.

Online Conversation Circles:

Mondays – 10:00am

Wednesdays – 5:00pm

Thursdays – 11:00am

Saturdays – 9:00am

Family Literacy Services

Workshops: We offer bilingual monthly workshops on various topics for our learners and their families to connect them with resources in our community.

Family Nights: We invite our learner families to join us every month to explore other ways to promote Family Literacy such as game nights. Participants and their families receive free books to help build their home libraries.


Visalia Location

​Monday — 8:30am-5pm
Tuesday — 8:30am-7pm
Wednesday — 8:30am-7pm
Thursday — 8:30am-5pm
Friday — 8:30am-1:30pm

Volunteer to be a Tutor

Low literacy affects one in four people over the age of 15 years old. Increasing a person’s literacy skills benefits the individual, their family and the wider community. Become a volunteer tutor with the Tulare County Library Read to Succeed Literacy Program and help an individual’s literacy skills increase and grow together as a community.


Volunteers can also help with:

  • Conversation Circles

  • Book Clubs

  • Outreach

  • Workshops/Family Nights

Career Online High School

Tulare County Library is now offering full-ride scholarships for Career Online High School; a completely online, fully accredited high school for adults who were not able to finish or start traditional high school.

Earn your High School Diploma online for FREE through the library. This flexible program makes a great option for adults 19 and over who want to work at their own pace. One-on-one tutoring assistance is available at the literacy center.

Get Started Now

Email and our enrollment team will contact you.

Visit the California State Library's Career Online High School page for more information.


Online sessions available anytime

417 North Locust

Visalia, CA 93291

Tel: (559) 713 - 2745



The Tulare County Library Literacy Program is funded in part by a California State Library grant as part of the State Library's Special Services, California Library Literacy Services (CLLS).

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