Literacy Services Updated: Apr 24, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost?
No, the program is a free service of the library.
What do I do if I didn't find the answer to my question?

If your question related to Literacy Services isn't listed above, please call (562) 868-7738 x7819 or you may send us your question (or request) using MySFS.

MySFS

If you haven't used MySFS before, you will need to create an account. If you have any problems, please send us an e-mail at support@santafesprings.org.

When is the next tutor training?
There are several trainings throughout the year. Call the library at 562/868-7738 x 7819 for the next workshop.
Who can be in the literacy program?

English-speaking adults,  16 years and older who are out of high school can be in the adult literacy program. Children 7 to 12 years old are eligible for Reading Club, the children’s literacy program.

For questions about the Literacy program, call (562)868-7738 x7819 or use MySFS.

MySFS

If you haven't used our Online Service Request system before, you will need to create an account. If you have any problems, please send us an e-mail at support@santafesprings.org.

Who teaches the students and how long is the program?
The library uses volunteer tutors to teach both adults and children. There is a separate tutor training course that must be completed prior to tutoring. The adult program is open-ended. Reading Club tutors students during the school year only.