New Adult Readers
The Newburgh Free Library assists new adult readers by partnering with Literacy Orange.
The Newburgh Free Library houses a Literacy Orange satellite office that offers free individualized instruction for adults who want to improve their literacy skills in reading and writing. Literacy Orange utilizes one-on one tutors to assist their students, and the demand for tutors remains high.
SERVICES FOR STUDENTS
- evaluate speaking, reading, and writing skills
- match each student with a tutor
- identify short and long term goals
- support students to make the experience a positive one
SERVICES FOR TUTORS
- provide training workshops
- match each tutor with a student or small group
- share materials, ideas, and lesson plans
- support tutors to make the experience a positive one
If you’d like to become a literacy volunteer, please visit the website or call the office.
124 Grand St.
Newburgh, NY 12550
Office hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.