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San Mateo County Reads


San Mateo County Reads

San Mateo County Libraries

Offers a literacy program for English-speaking adults.


A literacy program for English-speaking adults, age 16 or over, living on the Coastside, who have a desire to improve their reading and writing skills. The program aims to bring adult learners to a functional reading level or to the level they desire for their daily living. Students are assigned a tutor-volunteer who has received 8 hours of instruction in teaching basic reading and writing. The tutor and student meet 2-3 hours a week at a site in the community. Volunteer tutors are always welcome. Formerly known as Coastside Project Read.


Public Transit:

Varies according to location of service.
620 Correas Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 37.4615323 -122.4299769 Libraries



None. Donations welcome.


English-speaking adults, age 16 or over, reading at or below an 8th grade level


English-speaking adult, age 16 or over, with a desire to learn to read and write better

How to Apply:

Walk in or call for appointment.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to availability of tutors.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County