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Literacy

    Who is eligible to become a registered learner with the Literacy department?

    You must be:

    • at least 18 years of age
    • a resident of Regina
    • a permanent resident of Canada OR a Canadian citizen
    How do I register to become an adult learner with the Literacy department?
    • Contact the Literacy Office to make an appointment.
    • If you are a Canadian citizen, you must bring two pieces of identification. One of the two must be your Regina Public Library card OR a piece of identification with your Regina address.
    • If you are not a Canadian citizen, you must bring your Permanent Resident card and a second piece of identification with your Regina address.
    What services are available to me as an adult learner with the Literacy department?
    • English-as-an-Additional Language Group Tutoring Sessions
    • Access to language learning software and library databases during scheduled Literacy hours in Central Library's Literacy Café
    • One-to-one tutoring program.
    • Literacy Book Club in a Bag
    How do I volunteer to become a literacy tutor?

    Literacy tutors must:

    • have a grade 12 diploma
    • submit:
      • a written work reference
      • a written personal reference
      • a criminal record check (free of charge)
    • attend a tutor intake appointment
    • complete an online or in-class tutor training course
    • commit to providing at least 2 hours per week of tutoring for your adult learner
    • provide updates about your learner to the staff of the Literacy Unit

    More information can be found in our Tutor Information Package.

    If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor, please contact the Literacy Office by calling 306.777.6009 or by emailing literacy@reginalibrary.ca

    Can you help me fill out my immigration forms?

    No. However, help with your forms is available Saturday mornings from 9:00 am to Noon at:

    Regina Free Legal Clinic

    Salvation Army

    2240 - 13th Ave.

    Call: 1-855-833-7257

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    The above online chat service, LibraryH3lp, is available during the Library's regular hours of service:

    Mon - Thur: 9:30am - 9:00pm
    Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    Sat: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    Sun: 12:00pm - 5:00pm


    If you have difficulty using LibraryH3lp, or have a question when we are offline, please send an email to
     askalibrarian@reginalibrary.ca 

    or phone us on 306.777.6000 (306.777.6111 for renewals).