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Read and Write Better

Read and Write Better with Literacy

The City of Commerce Library offers one-on-one tutoring for adults 16 years or older who want to improve their reading and writing skills and for those adults who have learned English as a second language and would like to improve their English language skills. All materials are free and all tutors are trained to help adults raise their reading and writing skills.

If you are interested in more information about our literacy programs or would like to become a tutor, please call the Literacy Services READs Center at (323) 722-6660 ext. 2823.


Three professional development videos are now available on the CLLS YouTube channel.

These were recorded at READ/San Diego’s 22nd annual tutor conference on June 9, 2012.


The speakers and topics are:

Adult Programs and Services

Adult Services strives to meet the needs of adults of all ages. We select the best of the best in books, magazines, and DVDs for members of the English and Spanish speaking community. Checkout the latest DVD releases, use our computers and surf the web using our WiFi. Check with us regularly about upcoming cultural events and outings that the library offers at no cost to you.

Please read below for more information on each program and service.  If you would like more information please contact the Adult Services Supervisor at Rosewood Library at (323) 722-6660


READs Center

5655 Jillson Street
Commerce, CA  90040

(323) 722-6660 ext. 2823

The READs Center serves the literacy needs of the business and residential community through programs that address the English literacy needs of adults 16 and over, and children ages 7-12.  Staff designs programs that improve reading, writing and math skills through one-on-one and small group tutoring by trained volunteers.

To discover how you can become an adult tutor, visit Frequently Asked Questions.


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