Easter Holiday: All locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20.


Student and tutor participating in Read with Me program at the Saint Paul Public Library

Reading tutors are still needed for the Read With Me and Reading to Achieve programs.

Complete an application at the library or call 651-266-7437.

One-To-One Reading Help

Free, one-to-one reading tutoring programs.

Read With Me (1st - 3rd grade)

  • Develop reading and writing skills.
  • Build an enjoyment of reading.

Reading To Achieve (4th - 8th grade)

  • Become active and engaged readers.
  • Dive deeper into an understanding of reading.

Meeting and Reading

  • Participants meet for one hour per week.
  • Students must attend their weekly meeting for at least one semester.
  • A parent or guardian is expected to remain in the library during each tutoring session.

Sign Up

  • Applications for the 2013-14 school year are closed.


To volunteer, please fill out a volunteer tutoring application.


  • Tutors must commit to meeting each week for one hour sessions for at least one semester. A yearlong commitment is preferred.
  • All tutoring sessions meet at a Saint Paul Public Library.


  • Proficient in reading and writing.
  • Keen interest in helping children succeed.
  • Tutors must be at least 17 years old.
  • A background check is required before beginning the program.


  • Tutors are encouraged to attend a three-hour session where they will learn basic teaching techniques and activities.
  • Other training opportunities are presented to tutors through the school year.