Adult Literacy

Adult Literacy Program

Impact Story: Adult Literacy program. Photo of Adult literacy staff.

Impact Story: Adult Literacy Program

Demand for RDPL's Adult Literacy program has grown exponentially. Learn about the impact of this program, and find out how you can help!
Thank you, Olymel! Photo of Olymel staff and Adult Literacy Manager.

Thank you, Olymel Red Deer!

We are incredibly grateful for our new partnership with Olymel Red Deer! Olymel will be sponsoring language learning classes at RDPL.

About the Program

The Red Deer Public Library Adult Literacy Program matches adult learners with volunteer tutors to work together for up to 2 hours per week. Learners meet with their tutors one-on-one. They meet once a week at the library or online.

The Adult Literacy Program provides support to Literacy and Foundational Learners. Basic skills may include literacy, numeracy, basic digital skills, English Language Learning, and skills for learning.

The services of the RDPL Adult Literacy Program are available to persons in the city of Red Deer over 18 years of age. Volunteer tutors must also be 18 or over and preferably reside in Red Deer.

Tutors and learners receive a free library card, and the only cost to the learner is an annual registration fee of $25.00.

How to Register

To register as a learner, or to become a volunteer tutor, please contact:

The Adult Literacy Team
(Alla, Jenni, Lois, or Michelle)
Dawe Branch - Red Deer Public Library
56 Holt Street, Red Deer AB
T4N 6A6

Phone: 403-346-2533

Volunteers Needed!

We match volunteer tutors with adults who wish to improve their listening, speaking, reading, writing, basic math, and digital skills. We offer training and support to our tutors, and we can reassure you that this will be a unique and rewarding experience for you! If you're interested, contact us by phone, email, or in person!

Call: 403-346-2533 | Email: | Visit: Dawe Branch, Red Deer Public Library, 56 Holt St. (in the G.H. Dawe Centre)

How can the Adult Literacy program help you or your loved ones, friends, neighbours, or colleagues?

Upcoming Events

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Online Language Learning Tools

Access these resources FREE with your library card!

Online Language Learning Tools

We gratefully acknowledge the funding we receive through the Government of Alberta.

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