Reading Connections Contact

Greensboro Contact Information
Address:  122 N. Elm Street, Suite 920, Greensboro, NC  27401
Phone:  336-230-2223
Fax: 336-230-2203

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High Point Contact Information
Address:
High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main Street, High Point, NC 27262
Phone: 336-884-7323 (884-READ)

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Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The office is open some evenings.  Call 230-2223 to confirm the schedule.

Reading Connections follows the Guilford County Public Schools Inclement Weather Schedule. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions
     
 
What is Reading Connections?

Reading Connections is a nonprofit literacy program that serves adults who live or work in Guilford County, NC. See Programs > Overview.

 
Where is Reading Connections located?

The administrative office is located in the Self-Help Building in downtown Greensboro (122 N. Elm Street at the corner of N. Elm and Friendly). See Contact Us > Address/Map.

Reading Connections also has an office in High Point in the High Point Public Library at 901 N. Main Street. The office is on the 2nd floor.

 
When is the office open?

Reading Connections is open from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The office stays open some evenings based on different programs.  See Contact Us.

 
Why do people come to Reading Connections?

People come to Reading Connections for a variety of reasons.  Some simply want to learn to read better, others want to develop skills to help them get new or better jobs, still others want to learn to speak, read and write in English or to improve their math or financial literacy skills . See Programs > Program Descriptions > Overview > Why Do People Come.

 
Is adult literacy really a problem?

Some experts estimate that one in five American adults function at the lowest literacy level, including more than 1,000,000 (22%) of adults living in North Carolina. See Programs > Literacy Facts.

 
What specific programs does Reading Connections offer?

Reading Connections currently offers several programs:  basic adult literacy, English for Speakers of Other Languages, GED preparation, family literacy, health literacy, workplace literacy and computer literacy. See Program Descriptions.

 
How can I get involved?

There are many ways to get involved, including becoming a volunteer and making a donation.  There are many types of volunteers and many ways that you can give. See How You Can Help.

 
What are the qualifications to be a volunteer tutor?
If youíre learner-centered and you have a desire to help an adult learn, you may be eligible to become a Reading Connections tutor. See Tutors/Eligibility Quiz.
 
When and where do tutors and students meet?

Tutors and students typically meet for 90 minutes per week at a mutually agreed upon time and place. See Tutors > Recommended Meeting Places.

 
Iím already a tutor. How do I turn in my Monthly Tutor Report?

You can email, fax (230-2203) or mail your report to the Literacy Program Coordinator. See Tutor Log-In/Monthly Tutor Report (requires password).

 
I have another question about Reading Connections.

Call us at 230-2223 or contact us via our online form and we will try to help you.