Our Services

Literacy NYGCR

Reading — Writing — Math — GED — Speaking English
Literacy NYGCR

Literacy NYGCR provides private and small group instruction by trained volunteers to individuals wishing to improve reading, writing and English speaking skills. One of their main locations is an office on the lower level of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, just a few steps beyond the Children's Room.

Their services include:

student with books
  • Basic Literacy instruction in reading, writing and math
  • GED preparation (High School Equivalency Exam)
  • Tutoring and conversation groups in English Fluency
  • Preparation for the Citizenship exam
  • Peer mentoring in local schools

The Saratoga Springs Public Library supports the mission of Literacy NYGCR and continues to be a site for tutoring, workshops and more. Literacy NYGCR serves three counties and covers over 2,500 square miles. Tutoring takes place in over thirty locations, primarily in public libraries. Literacy NYGCR is always seeking new tutors, volunteers, and learners. The future of the organization depends on strong community involvement and support.

Tutor — Volunteer — Donate

If you are interested in joining a class, please attend that class and talk with the instructor afterward. No prior registration is required.

Beginning classes meet Mondays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and Fridays, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Intermediate classes meet Wednesdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Most sessions are on the ground floor in the Glasby Room. Please visit the library's online calendar to verify the location.