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Adult Education

The Adult Education Center at Central Library is currently open:

  • Tuesdays: 2 PM - 5 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10 AM - 1 PM
  • Thursdays: 2 PM - 5 PM
  • Fridays: 10 AM - 1 PM
  • Saturdays: 10 AM -1PM 

Phone and Email Support for Anything Tutor and Learner-related 

We're always here to help facilitate your literacy tutoring and learning. From advice on lesson planning for remote sessions, to goal-setting, to staying motivated while not meeting one-to-one, we're here to help. We are available Tuesday - Saturday to answer any of your questions. Please do not hesitate to call us at 805-564-5619 (English), 805-962-7653 (press 3 for Spanish), or email us at

Adult Literacy

Want to work with one of our tutors to help improve your reading, writing, and English language skills? Interested in volunteering as an Adult Literacy tutor? Find out more information here.

SBPL Works

Looking for a job or to improve your career skills? Learn how this free library program can help you.

Career Online High School 

Always dreamed of completing your high school diploma?  Apply now to be considered for a scholarship from SBPL for our Career Online High School program. It's all online, flexible, accessible 24/7, and FREE!  

Vets Connect @ the Library

In partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and the California State Library, SBPL is pleased to help veterans and their families. The focus of this program is to provide information to reintegrate California veterans into the California workforce and our communities in order to provide veterans the quality of life of other Americans.

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2021
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