Project Read

Project Read is the Menlo Park Library's free adult literacy program. We help adult English language learners improve their reading, writing and speaking skills. 

Since 1985, Project Read has helped more than 2,800 adults from 56 different countries and trained more than 1,400 volunteer tutors.
Project Read tutor and student

One-on-one tutoring


Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with an adult English language learner to help them improve their reading, writing and speaking skills and achieve their goals. Pairs commit to one to two hours of tutoring a week for six months. Email us for more information. 


English lessons


Improve your English reading, writing and speaking skills with our beginner lessons. Email us for more information. 

Virtual Conversation Club


Come practice your English online with people from all over the world! Meet other English language learners and work with our volunteer tutors. We meet on Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. on Zoom. Register for our Virtual Conversation Club.