Literacy Program (LEAP)
LEAP is a free program sponsored by the Richmond Public Library in which tutors and learners work one-on-one or in small groups. LEAP's purpose is to help adults develop the skills and confidence they need to achieve their individual goals.
In 1984, The Richmond Public Library started one of the original library-based adult literacy programs. With the startling recognition that 1 out of 5 adults in our country lacked the basic literacy skills for full participation in community and economic sphere, funding became available for new programs. Since that time, Richmond residents enrolled in
HOW WE DO IT
LEAP provides small group and one-to-one instruction, creating a community of learning that is respectful and sensitive to the individual goals of each learner. LEAP staff mentor volunteers in a small group setting. Volunteers establish tutoring relationships with individuals and support during small sessions as well and independently on a one-to-one
To speak to us more about the Literacy for Every Adult Program, you can call us at (510) 307-8084.
LEAP is open:
· Mondays: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
· Tuesdays: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
· Wednesdays: 8:30 - 8:00 pm
· Thursdays: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
· Fridays: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
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