Literacy Services

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Welcome to the South San Francisco Public Library Literacy Services. Literacy Services includes the Community Learning Center and Project Read and offers programs to assist you in reaching your literacy and educational goals.

Literacy skills are the foundation that you use to make important decisions in life, and we want to be sure you have the tools you need including literacy in reading, finance, and technology.

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Community Learning Center

"Opening Doors to Success" 

The Community Learning Center supports family literacy with after-school and summer homework programs for children, adult classes in computer literacy, citizenship, literacy in Spanish, and various classes focused on current community needs.

520 Tamarack Lane
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 877-8540 |

Project Read of Northern San Mateo County

"Learning for Life"

The mission of Project Read is to assist adults and their families to reach their literacy and financial education goals through one-on-one tutoring, money management training, family activities and more. Project Read serves the communities of Colma, Daly City, San Bruno, and South San Francisco.

840 West Orange Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 829-3871

Upcoming Events

Community Learning Center is hiring. 
Homework Club announcement job announcement

Project Read Fall Tutor Training
Orientation: Thursday, October 25th, 6:00 - 7:15 pm
Training: Saturday, October 27th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

SSF Main Library (auditorium), 840 West Orange Ave., SSF
For more information contact Fernando, phone (650) 829-3871 or email

Project Read's 26th Annual Trivia Challenge
Friday, November 16, 2018 5:30 - 9:00 pm
South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 S. Airport Blvd, SSF