Literacy Resources

National Literacy Organizations


Local Literacy Organizations

Ontario County

Literacy Volunteers of Ontario County
208 S. Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
phone: (585) 396-1686 or 1-888-546-5862

Wayne County

Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County
12 Canal Street
Lyons, NY 14489
(315) 946-5333

Wyoming County

Literacy West NY, Inc. (serving Wyoming County)
5455 State Route 19 North
Belmont, NY 14813
phone: (888) 548-9378

Livingston County

Literacy Volunteers of Livingston County
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481
Phone: (585) 658-7970

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Literacy Volunteers of Westchester County U.S. Civics for Immigrants

JobNow: Adult Learning Center
Study for the citizenship test, consult online tutors, and take practice tests.

English as a Second Language Flashcards

Practice Listening and Speaking English

Online Course for Learning English

Daily Stories Are Featured with Audio, Text and Tests

Topical News and Audio Geared for English Learners

Use Popular Videos and Commercials to Learn English

Grammar, Reading and Literacy Practice

Cat and Mouse a fun game to learn prepositions

Grammar practice

English Language lessons, practice exercises, and basic writing skills

Select a Variety of Word Games to Practice Skills

Vocabulary games, crosswords and word finds

Put parts of words together to create new words

Worksheets, games and interactive exercises

Variety of interactive skill games for grammar, math, writing and vocabulary


Stories on General Topics

Lessons and Materials to Use with Students

Reading Skill Tests for basic forms, evaluate reading skills, flash cards, calendar exercises

Visual stories, text and quizzes

Online Tutor Training Available via Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County

Pioneer Library System has partnered with Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County to offer an online tutor training course using library materials. To learn more about tutor training options check out or to enroll in distance learning check out

The online training is specific to Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County please contact your county's literacy volunteer office for local training classes and schedules.

Health Information

Trustworthy, up-to-date health information for the Rochester region provided by local medical, public, and school librarians.


Public Libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming and Livingston Counties

Newspapers and Radio

Links to US and international newspapers, radio, TV and magazines


Life Skills

Easy to follow visuals show parts of a newspaper and day to day activities


Math Skill Building Games

Math practice basic to complex. Worksheets and interactive


Spelling exercises and interactive worksheets


Sentence writing and structure worksheets


Picture version of a Dictionary

Listening Exercises

Adult phonics programs and stories to evaluate listening skills.


For telling time, word scrambles, match-ups, understanding currency etc.