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Main Library:
Mon. - Thurs.: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Fri. & Sat.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun.: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Resource for Adult New Readers

The Newburgh Free Library assists new adult readers by partnering with Literacy Connections.

Literacy Connections 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 Literacy Connections office at 845-452-8670.

Literacy Connections
504 Haight Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603