Become a Volunteer Tutor

Detroit Public Library’s Literacy Program needs tutor volunteers for two-hour sessions per week to help adults improve their reading skills.  All tutoring sessions are held at the Detroit Public Library's Main Library and branches throughout the city.  To become a tutor for the Detroit Public Library, you must:

  • have strong reading skills
  • attend a 15-hour tutor training course (the course takes place over two days)
  • be available for two consecutive hours each week to tutor

To sign up, please send an email to