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Learn to Read in Small, Free, Private, Family-Friendly Classes

Classes meet Mondays and Thursdays or on Saturday mornings at Cruz-Perez Downtown Library Branch

No one needs to convince adults who cannot read or read very well about the importance of literacy. They live it every day - every day with family members, employers, store merchants and others who take reading for granted.

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is doing something about illiteracy. It’s sponsoring free reading classes at the Cruz-Perez Downtown Library in Camden. The program is for adults, both native speakers of English and non-native speakers, English as a Second Language (ESL).

The classes are taught by two well-qualified teachers with experience working in Camden City schools, including ESL instruction.

To encourage participation and support the importance of family literacy, enrolled students are welcome to bring their children who will be treated to story times during classes and given books to start their own libraries at home.

Classes meet Mondays and Thursdays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. or on Saturdays 10 – 11 a.m. or 11 a.m. – 12 noon.

Call the library at 856-225-6807 or visit the branch at 301 N. 5th Street on the Rutgers Camden Campus to learn more.

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