Answered By: Joelle Maurepas
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015     Views: 62

We do not offer classes however we do have some resources you might find very helpful.

First of all, we have books called "New Readers" that provide adult-level content in basic vocabulary.  You can find New Reader books by going to a library and asking to browse the collection. Unfortunately, there's not a way to search only for New Readers in the online catalog at this time.

There are several community groups that are active in improving adult literacy

Below I've listed several groups that should be able to support your friend's literacy needs:

Adult Literacy Advocates

The YMCA Center for Family Empowerment

Address 5700 Florida Blvd. Suite 604
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm
Phone (225) 338-0028

(225) 336-0701


EBRP School System - Adult and Continuing Education Department

Address 2034 Main Street,
Baker, LA 70714
Hours Mon-Thurs, 8am-3pm and 6pm-8pm; Fri, 8am-1:30pm

(225) 775-8159

The Greater Baton Rouge Literacy Coalation:

Address 564 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge LA 70801
Hours Monday-Thursday 8:30-5:00, an Friday 8:30-4:00
Phone (225) 381-7141

(225) 336-4306


If you have any further questions, please give us a call at 225-231-3750.