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All locations remain closed to the public. At the Main Library & Meadows Branch Library, outdoor book returns are open and hold carryout service by appointment is available. Learn about our reopening and other services.

Volunteer with BoulderReads

Adult Literacy Tutors

  • are at least 18 years old
  • are comfortable reading and writing, speaking and listening in English
  • complete the BoulderReads tutor training
  • commit to 3 hours of tutoring a week for at least 6 months
  • maintain regular contact with learners and BoulderReads staff
  • meet learners at library branches or another public locations
  • are proficient with email, basic software and web-based electronic resources.

Interested? Fill out a Literacy tutor application.

Tutor Resources

English Conversations Group Facilitators

  • are native English speakers at least 18 years old
  • support a multi-level English conversation group by facilitating discussion on selected topics and general conversations
  • select appropriate topics and materials for discussion
  • provide a welcome and pleasant learning environment for all
  • maximize speaking opportunities for all learners
  • maintain learners’ confidentiality
  • submit weekly program attendance
  • maintain regular email communication with BoulderReads staff
  • abide by Boulder Public Library policies and procedures

For more information, call BoulderReads staff at 303-441-3139.