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    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
    • submit:
      • 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

    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.

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