Lawton Adult Literacy Center

Helping adults and ESL community members learn to read. An initiative of The Friends of the Lawton Public Library.

Lawton Adult Literacy Center

Mission Statement: To change adult lives through literacy.

This program serves adults with the capacity to assist with Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language, Pre-GED, Family Literacy, Workplace Literacy, Computer Instruction, and Small Group Instruction.

Funding provided by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Institute of Museum and Library Services Adult Literacy and Citizenship grants. 


Adult Literacy: Learn to Read

If you, or someone you know, would like help learning to read or improving your reading skills, please contact 580-581-3450 option 3 for more details.


Literacy Section

Free Adult Literacy Student and Teacher Books

The main library has a literacy section near the Foreign Language and Biography sections with workbooks and teacher resources that are free to take and use. 


News for You by Proliteracy

News for You

Read and listen to news stories in simple English. 

Do puzzles and quizzes related to the news stories. 

Teachers can access activities and other resources. 

Contact 590-581-3450 option 3 for the password. 

ESL and Citizenship

ESL and Citizenship tutoring and materials are available. Contact 580.581.3450 option 3 for more details. 

For helpful books and links, see the Citizenship Corner page.  

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Get Transparent Language Online as a mobile app.

Steps to access the English Courses: 

1. Create an account at the website. It will ask for your email and library card number. 

2. Use online or download the mobile app. 

3. Click on Start learning.

4. Under Choose a Language to Learn choose English.

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110 SW 4th Street
Lawton, OK73501
United States