Adult Literacy Resources

Resources for Libraries

National Literacy Directory
Find a literacy program near you.

The world's largest organization of adult basic education and literacy programs.

New Readers Press
The publishing division of ProLiteracy. This is a great place to order adult literacy materials like reading workbooks, writing guides, spelling tools, easy novels, GED preparation, ESL materials, the weekly publication News for You (a special newspaper written just for Adult Learners) and much more!

ProLiteracy Education Network
Free online courses for all levels of literacy instruction, as well as lesson planning and instructional techniques and strategies.

California Library Literacy Services
California has 97 libraries that offer literacy services to their patrons! The CLLS website is full of useful resources (including ideas about volunteer recruitment) for libraries working with adult learners.

Resources for Working with Adult Learners
Completely free online tutorials and videos for adults on reading, math and technology

Free Rice
Build vocabulary while donating rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.

1000 Most Common Words in English
See the 1000 most common words of the English language in order of their use.
Find worksheets, activities, and vocabulary at various levels to learn English grammar.

English for Everyone
This site is full of printable English worksheets for comprehension, writing, spelling, punctuation, and more!

Create lessons and lesson plans in minutes.

Free interactive English language lessons.

Print Customized Lined Paper
Create paper with line spacing customized for your learner's needs.
Easily make cross-word puzzles, word searches and more.