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.
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 is an online database with tutorials for math, reading and writing, as well as practice tests for professional exams.
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Volunteer tutors also needed.READ Surrey/White Rock Society provides free one-to-one tutoring for English-speaking adults who want to improve reading, writing or math skills. If you want to go back to school, get a better job, or even get a driver's license, we can help. Call 778-242-READ (7323), email
Decoda Literacy Solutions Promoting learning and literacy in BC, with information on referral services, library and various online resources.
National Adult Literacy Database Canadian literacy information network, with links to literacy organizations and extensive resources.
Nightshift Street Ministries Care Bus provides services that include a mobile library.