Read Up! Literacy Service


The program's mission is to help adults build their reading and writing skills through the free, confidential, one-on-one efforts of volunteer tutors. All instructional materials are provided by Read Up! Read Up! builds reading, writing, speaking and math skills!
Read Up! Literacy Service
Over 30 million adults nationwide struggle with everyday basic life tasks! Read Up! knows that there are many people in this county who would benefit by improving their skills, so we have made it especially easy and comfortable to get help!


  • Free instruction and materials
  • One-on-one tutoring by volunteer tutors who really care
  • Completely confidential
  • Flexible scheduling, begin building skills today!


Read Up! participants will improve all areas of their lives, by building skills to:
  • Read and write better
  • Understand school, business and community activities
  • Help children with their homework
  • Understand nutritional and medical information
  • Fill out job applications and other important papers
  • Read maps and schedules
  • Much, much more!

Great Opportunity

Imagine what a gift this would be for a friend, employee or even yourself? Everyone will benefit from this opportunity for friends, associates, fellow employees and family members to enhance their skills and enjoy an easier, more productive and enriched life. Personal lives and work opportunities will improve. And, there is absolutely no cost obligation: the service is totally free!


Read Up! can help students with pre-school children (under 5 years of age) take advantage of the Family Reading Program and enjoy storytelling, word games, and fun reading for the whole family!


Want to be an adult literacy volunteer? Complete the online Volunteer Tutor Application


Read Up! is located at:
Madelyn Helling Library
980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959
Phone: 530-470-2772

Truckee Library
10031 Levon Avenue
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-575-7030

Thinking About How You Can Help?

Do you know someone who would benefit from improved Reading, Writing, Speaking and Math Skills? Let them know about this program!

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