Adult Literacy Collections

More adult literacy books

Adult literacy collections are available at 55 branches of the Toronto Public Library. The collections are designed for adults who are working to improve their reading, writing and math skills.

The reading level of the collections ranges from grade one to grade eight and includes a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction materials.

For Learners

Our collections for learners include books for nearly every purpose and skill level.

Educational reading: Atlases, dictionaries and workbooks on math, reading, vocabulary, writing and life skills.

Leisure reading: Fiction and non-fiction written at all levels, including basic books written in clear language, with pictures to help the reader understand the text.

Inspirational reading: Autobiographies, fiction and poetry, written by other adult learners based on their life experience.

For Tutors

Our colections for tutors include books on teaching math, writing, spelling and other topics. We also have books on principles of adult learning, teaching strategies, and adapting or creating learning materials.

Publications

These compilations were created by adult literacy learners in Toronto to commemorate International Literacy Day.

Locations

Contact

If you need any help finding resources, please contact:
Rachelle Gooden, Adult Literacy Senior Services Specialist
416-395-5787
rgooden@tpl.ca