Literacy Help & Upgrading

Are you ready to learn? Get 1-on-1 literacy help at the Library.

This service is free to all adults over 19 years old who have not completed a high school diploma, and have been out of school for 1 year.

Our Adult Literacy tutors can work with you to:

  • Improve your reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Prepare for your GED (General Education Development) test.

Call one of our locations below to get started.

We are always looking for Adult Literacy volunteer tutors. Learn more about volunteering with this program.

You can download the weekly schedule.


Programs are free to all adults who have not completed their high school diploma, are over 19 and have been out of school for one (1) year.

Captain William Spry
Tuesdays: 1:00-3:00 p.m. & 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
To register, call 902-490-5715

Halifax Central
Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 p.m. & 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fridays: 2:00-5:00 p.m.
To register, call 902-490-5990

Halifax North Memorial
Wednesdays: 12:00-3:00 p.m. & 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Fridays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
To register, call 902-490-6557

Keshen Goodman
Thursdays: 1:00-4:00 p.m. & 5:30-8:30 p.m.
To register, call 902-490-6408

Ready to learn? To apply:

  • Drop off an application form at any Library location
  • Call Sandy Crocker at (902) 490-6378
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Our Literacy Upgrading Program is presented in partnership with the Halifax Community Learning Network and made possible by support from: