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Adult Literacy Programs and Resources
Lee County Library System Adult Literacy Services offers many educational opportunities to our community! Both in-person and online programs are offered to support language learning, literacy awareness and adult basic education.

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Both in-person and online programs are offered to support language learning, literacy awareness and basic education.
English Café is a free and fun way to practice speaking English at libraries in Lee County. You will need basic English skills to join in. English Café Brochure | Folleto Informativo English Café  | Haitian Creole

News For You Online is a website with easy-to-read news and more used in English Café. New stories are added each Wednesday. Please contact the library for the password. 

Practice conversational Spanish with others on current events and everyday situations. Intermediate to advanced Spanish-speaking skills are recommended in order to get the most out of a session.
Language Learning E-Sources

Learn a new language online or in the app!

Mango Languages - Learn a new language or brush up on your skills with access to over 70 languages and counting. From Spanish and French to Azerbaijani, English and even Pirate, we've got you covered.  Get the App and Instructions

Rosetta Stone - Master a new language or polish your skills with Rosetta’s immersive, online learning modules. Immerse yourself in the language while working at your own pace. Get the App and Instructions
Literacy Collection Materials
A range of collection materials are available to support language learning, literacy awareness and education.

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses entirely online. Courses run for six weeks; new sessions begin every month. Topics range from accounting and business to health care, legal and technology.

From resume and cover letter templates to interviewing techniques and job networking, this online resource provides job seekers and students with career information and tips.

Identify scholarships, use test prep materials and take practice tests. Practice tests include GED, Citizenship, SAT, ACT, ASVAB and Real Estate Exam.

Resources to help adults improve their reading and writing skills are located at each of our thirteen branch locations. These books, CD’s, and DVDs are catalogued as the READY Collection and are shelved together. The READY Collection for Adult Learners has materials to help with:
  • Basic Math and Reading Skills
  • GED Test Preparation
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Citizenship Preparation
  • Tutor Resources