Adult Literacy

Four out of ten adult Canadians struggle with low literacy.

The Edmonton Public Library has collections and programs for adult learners.


Our collections include:
  • Books, CDs, and DVDs about English grammar, pronunciation, spelling, and vocabulary
  • Picture dictionaries
  • Read-along books and CD sets
  • Easy-reading books for adults, such as the Easy English Collection
  • Workplace literacy materials
  • GED resources


EPL offers a number of free programs including:
Visit our Programs page to search the most current list of programs at all EPL branches.  

Literacy in Edmonton

Looking for tutors or classes in Edmonton? Here are some organizations that support adult learners.  
  • NorQuest College
    This college has programs for adults from basic literacy to grade 12.