Maurine Gray Literacy Center

Maurine Grey Literacy Center

Housed in the same building as the Main Downtown Library, the Maurine Gray Literacy Center is located on the bottom floor. Just go through the front doors and take the stairs or elevator down.

  1. Students
  2. Tutors

The Maurine Gray Literacy Center helps adult students achieve their literacy or testing goals. Students are evaluated upon entering the program, and progress is closely monitored by staff.

Programs Offered

The program is affiliated with ProLiteracy America, a national literacy organization. We offer:

  • Basic literacy tutoring
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • GED preparation
  • Citizenship test preparation

ProLiteracy Program Enrollment


To be eligible for tutoring students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be willing to meet with a tutor for 1 to 4 hours a week for at least 6 months
  • Provide their own transportation to an approved tutoring site
  • Be able to attend a lesson at least 60 minutes


  • There is a one-time registration fee of $10
  • All materials and support are provided


  • Visit the Mango Languages websiteStudents can utilize Mango Languages - ESL software to help them learn English
    • You will need a library card and an email address
  • Visit the LearningExpress Library websiteLearning Express Library is an excellent online resource for potential GED students to see what the GED test is all about, as well as to prepare for the test itself using the tutorials and study guides available
  • All materials will be provided