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. Please be aware that appointments will be delayed until our branches re-open.
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Can you help me fill out my immigration forms?
No. However, help with your forms may be available through the Regina Free Legal Clinic. Please call 1.855.833.7257 to inquire.