The JCPL Literacy Program aims to serve and educate our community through adult and family education programming including workshops, one-on-one assistance, tutoring programs, community outreach, and more. Below are resources for each of our program focuses.

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Adult Literacy Digital Literacy Family Literacy Life Skills
Proliteracy Education Network
Resources for students and instructors including free courses for tutors, lesson plans, and strategies
Computer Skills Center
In depth videos on computer and internet skills basics, software tools, graphics and illustration
Common Sense Media
Provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children
Skills You Need
Offers content to help users build and strengthen personal, interpersonal, professional, communication, leadership, and learning skills
TASC (formerly GED) Test Info 
Produced by the TASC test-makers, this site offers testing info, guides, worksheets, and sample tests
Digital Learn
Resources for both students and teachers.  Online learning modules about various computer programs and skills
Books build connections
Find info about the benefits of promoting early literacy and learning for children in this toolkit containing publications and tips from pediatric professionals for families
Practical Money Skills
An online resource for educators, parents and students focused on financial literacy and education.
Test Prep Review 
Offers self assessment modules on specific topics, flash cards, study guides, and practice questions
GCF Free Learn
Online learning modules with a wide variety of skill and program tutorials 
Books for reluctant readers
Book list for children that are reluctant to read
Jobs & Career Accelerator
Receive career guidance and gain skills in creating resumes, searching for jobs, preparing for interviews and more.
Simple Wikipeida 
Articles are written in simple English, accessible vocab and  grammar and great for ELLs (English Language Learners) or low level readers
Allows users to search for resource lists by topic or skill in areas such as technology, ESL, job and life skills, etc.
Growing Book By Book
Nurturing our youngest readers through reading and writing ideas, literacy projects, reading lists, and more
About Health
About Health arms you with the information you need to be an empowered patient and live your healthiest life through thousands of articles on a wide variety of topics
GCF Learn Free
Easy to use online learning modules for new readers and English Language Learners (ELL)
Basic Computer Skills Curriculum
Lesson modules covering basic computer skills  
Special Needs Parent Guide
Learn how to configure your child's device, boost your kid's social skills, and determine the best digital media for your family's needs
Rx List
Info about prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbs, and supplements, a pill identifier tool, and slide shows about health topics, and a medical dictionary.