Program Listings

Massachusetts Libraries

Amherst, Jones Library
Address: 43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: (413)259-3093
Contact: Lynne Weintraub, email:
Services: ESOL/GED/Citizenship
Boston Public Library, Dudley Literacy Center
Address: 65 Warren St.
Roxbury, MA 02119
Phone: 617-536-5400
Contact: Jo Ann Butler
Services: ABE, ESOL and GED
Cambridge Public Library, Central Square Branch
Address: 45 Pearl Street Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 349-4013
Contact: Maria Balestrieri, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED
Fitchburg Public Library,
Literacy Volunteers of Montachusetts Area
Address: 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 343-8184
Contact: Gloria Maybury
Services: ABE/ESOL
Fitchburg Public Library, Project FLASH
Address: 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: (978) 345-9638
Contact: Shirley Coit
Services: ESOL
Framingham Public Library, Literacy Unlimited
Address: 49 Lexington Street, Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: (508) 879-3570 x 214
Contact: Julie Heagney, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Franklin Public Library
Address: 118 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038-1992
Phone: (508)520-4942
Contact: Margaret Ellis, email:
Services: ESOL
Gloucester, Sawyer Free Library
Address: 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 281-9763
Contact: Margaret McBride, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED/Family Literacy/Citizenship
Haverhill Public Library
Address: 99 Main Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
Phone: (978) 373-1586 x623
Contact: Anne Powell, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED/Citizenship
Ipswich Public Library
Address: 25 North Main Street, Ipswich, MA 01938
Phone: (978)356-6648
Contact: Paula Grillo, email:
Services: ESOL
Lee Library Association, Southern Berkshire Literacy Council
Address: 100 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238
Phone: (413) 243-0471
Contact: Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Mary Spina
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED
Lowell, Samuel S. Pollard Memorial Library
Address: 401 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Phone: (978) 446-7276
Contact: Julie Ann Iatron, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Literacy Volunteers of Methuen
Address: Nevins Memorial Library
305 Broadway
Methuen MA, 01844
Phone: (978) 686-4080 ex32
(978) 686-8669 (fax)
Contact: Kirsten Underwood, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Milford Town Library
Address: 80 Spruce Street, Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-2145
Contact: Anne Berard, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Morse Institute Library/Natick/Literacy Unlimited
Address: 14 East Central St., Natick, MA 01760
Phone: 508-647-6521
Contact: Laurie Christie, email:
Services: ESOL and Conversation Circles
Newton Free Public Library
Address: 330 Homer Street, Newton Center, MA 02459
Phone: (617) 796-1364
Contact: Susan Bécam, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
North Adams Public Library, Adult Education Program
Address: Church Street, North Adams, MA 02147
Phone: (413) 664-0078
Contact: Edith Hynes
Services: ABE/GED/ESOL/Family Literacy/Citizenship
Norwood, Morrill Memorial Library
Address: 33 Walpole Street, P.O. Box 220, Norwood, MA 02062
Phone: (781) 769-4599
Contact: Tina Blood
Services: ABE/ESOL and Conversation Groups/GED/Citizenship
Palmer Public Library
Address: 1445 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069
Phone: (413) 283-2329
Contact: Margaret Boyko, ESOL Director, Marsha Gaudette, Basic Literacy email:
Services: ABE/ESOL/Citizenship/Family Literacy/GED
Pittsfield, Berkshire Athenaeum, Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County
Address: 1 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: (413) 499-9487
Contact: Ron Latham, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Plymouth Public Library
Address: 132 South St., Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: (508) 830-4260
Contact: Jeanne Annino
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED
Quincy, Thomas Crane Public Library
Address: 40 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: (617) 376-1314
Contact: Elaine Kline, email:
Services: ABE
Somerville Public Library
Address: East Branch Library, 115 Broadway, Somerville, MA;
Central Library, 79 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA
West Branch Library, 40 College Ave., Somerville, MA;
Phone: (617) 623-5000
Contact: Marylin Eastwood, email:
Services: ESL.
East Branch Library: First Class: Monday, September 8th
Level 1: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Level 2: 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Central Library: First Class: Wednesday, September 10th
Level 1: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Level 2 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
West Branch Library: First Class: Thursday, September 11th
Level 2: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Level 1: 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Southbridge, Jacob Edwards Memorial Library, Literacy Volunteers of the Tri-Community
Address: 236 Main Street Southbridge, MA 01550
Phone: (508)765-3880
Contact: Holly Christo, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL (individualized classes and small-group tutoring)
Services: ABE/Family Literacy
Springfield City Library, Pine Point Branch
Address: 204 Boston Road, Springfield, MA 01109
Phone: (413)263-6839
Contact: Janet Kelly, email:
Services: ABE, GED
LVA Stoughton - Stoughton Public Library
Address: 84 Park St., Stoughton, MA 02072
Phone: (781)344-2603
Contact: Nancy Sheridan Program Coordinator, email:
Services: ESOL, Basic Reading & Writing
Taunton Public Library
Address: 12 Pleasant Street, Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 822-2828
Contact: Joyce Pribusauskas
Services: ABE/GED/ESOL/Citizenship
Ventress Memorial Library
Address: 15 Library Plaza Marshfield, MA 02050
Phone: (781)834-5535
Contact: Robin Hall, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Vineyard Haven Public Library, Martha's Vineyard Literacy Program
Address: 200 Main Street RFD Box 139A, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: (508)696-4211
Contact: Jeff Agnoli, Jean Burke
Services: ABE/ESOL/GED/Family Literacy/Citizenship
Watertown Free Public Library
Address: 123 Main Street Watertown, MA 02472
Phone: (617) 924-8797
Contact: Susan Viskin, email:
Services: ESOL/ABE
Wayland Public Library
Address: 5 Concord Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Phone: (508) 358-2311
Contact: Sema Faigen
Services: ESOL
Westfield Atheneum
Address: 6 Elm Street, Westfield, Massachusetts
Phone: (413) 568 7833
Services: ESOL
Contact: Jonas Barrientos
West Springfield Public Library
Address: 200 Park Street, W. Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: (413) 736-4561
Contact: Jonas Barrientos
Services: ESOL
Williamstown, David and Joyce Milne Public Library
Address: 1095 Main Street, Williamstown, MA 01267
Phone: (413) 458-5369
Contact: Edith Hynes
Services: ABE/ESOL/Family Literacy

Other Literacy Numbers

English at Large
Address: 400 High Street
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: (781) 395-2374
Contact: Any staff member can help, email:
Services: ESOL/Basic Reading & Writing
Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts
Address: 15 Court Square, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 367-1313
Contact: Kathy Henderson, email:
Services: ABE/ESOL
Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education
Address: 50 Miles Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Phone: (800) 339-2498
Contact: Charlie Houghton, email:
Services: Advocacy organization for teachers and administrators of adult education programs.
Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline
Address: c/o SABES, World Education
44 Farnsworth St, Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 800-447-8844
Contact: Isilma Morales, email:
Services: Updated information on literacy/ESOL programs statewide
Massachusetts Family Literacy Consortium
Address: at Massachusetts Department of Education
350 Main St.
Malden, MA 02148
Phone: (781) 338-3846
Contact: Kathy Rodriguez, email:
Services: Statewide Coordination and Integration of Family Literacy and Family Support Programs
SABES Regional Support Centers
Address: c/o World Education
44 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 482-9485
Contact: Lou Wollrab, email:
Services: Staff and program development support for adult literacy programs

For more information on library-based programs contact:

Shelley Quezada, Program Consultant
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
98 North Washington St., Suite 401
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 725-1860
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Page last updated on 06/3/2009