The ability to read and to understand information is more important now than ever. In British Columbia 40% of adults do not have the skills necessary to read a newspaper, fill out a work application form, read a map or understand a lease. If you or someone you know can't use printed information effectively, the library can help.
Breaking Down Silos (video)
Related to literacy, Essential Skills identifies 9 skills necessary for success in occupation and daily life. Learn more about Essential Skills
The library has books, kits, DVD's and online resources for improving Reading, Writing, Math & Numeracy, Oral Communication, and more. Find more in the library catalogue or come to the library, where you will find many resources in our English Language Training section.
Learning Express Online database with tutorials for math, reading and writing, as well as practise tests for professional exams
Learn with a Friend offers free one on one tutoring to learners 19 years of age and older. Need more information? Contact Eva at email@example.com. Or see adult literacy tutoring to learn more or to volunteer with Learn with a Friend.
Decoda Literacy Solutions Promoting learning and literacy in BC, with information on referral services, library and various online resources.
Learning Services Programs and services related to literacy in the Surrey area
National Adult Literacy Database Canadian literacy information network, with links to literacy organizations and extensive resources.