Become a Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor at the Library

An Important and Rewarding Contribution to Your Community

Patient, creative adult volunteers are needed at your library. The Santa Barbara Public Library System’s adult literacy program seeks tutors who want to help adults develop the language and math skills they need for jobs and life. The next nine-hour training course begins Tuesday, January 29, at 5:30pm, at the Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu Street.

Volunteer tutors work once or twice a week to help learners reach personal goals, such as reading to a child or getting a better job. As a tutor, you truly can make a difference in the life of an individual and your community.

The Library System provides training, support, space, and materials for volunteers. The two-part training course meets Saturday afternoons, January 29 and February 5, from 1:00 to 5:30pm in the Library’s Townley Room. For more information about volunteering or to register for the training class, call 805-564-5619, email, or visit the Library’s website for details.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

192 Bridge Work Update

Delays expected as utility lines are replaced.

Goleta Target Store Confirmed

Set to open at Kmart location in 2019.

County Fire Chief Calls for More Fuel Breaks

Peterson wants to create a continuous front-country line from Montecito to Goleta.

Crime Rates Down, Youth Arrests Up in Santa Barbara County

A 'high percentage' of misdemeanor citations happen on school campuses.

Will Hollister Ranch Access Deal Hold Up Under Public Scrutiny?

State commissioners are taking a closer look at settlement over beach access to Santa Barbara County gated ...