Saratoga Springs Public Library Literacy Services offers adults help with learning English as a new language, as well as Adult Basic Literacy: reading and writing skills for fluent English speakers. We offer one-to-one tutoring as well as English Language Classes.
SSPL English Language Learning classes are free. Three different class levels focus on developing English language vocabulary, fluency, and reading skills in a group setting. Trained volunteer teachers seek to help students feel comfortable and confident in using English in their daily lives.
All incoming students are asked to
English Language classes are located in the Glasby Room on the ground floor of the library. Please check the SSPL Events Calendar for class cancellations.
The nearby Literacy Room is for tutoring. The Literacy Room also has a collection of materials available for patrons to check out. These include adult easy-to-read books, English Language materials, citizenship information and more.
Interested in volunteering as a literacy tutor at SSPL? Teaching an adult to improve their reading, or to learn English, can be rewarding! Teaching experience is not necessary. To learn more, download the SSPL Position Description. Those interested may contact our Literacy Librarian at , or complete and return a volunteer application form.
Contact the Literacy Librarian with further questions about reading and writing, English learning, or tutoring. The librarian may be reached at (518) 584-7860, ext. 259, or via email.
Classes may be cancelled for various reasons. Always check for cancellations and up-to-date class times on the Events Calendar.