Adult Basic Education

adult basic education in actionIn Arlington Reads’ efforts to improve the quality of life in Arlington and surrounding communities, the library offers one-on-one and small group classes to help adults improve their reading and writing skills. Classes are catered to student needs, and our students have a wide array of needs and backgrounds. No matter what your goal or dream is, Arlington Reads is here to help!

There is no registration or fee for adult basic education classes.

Classes are based on volunteer availability. Call (817) 460-2727 for more information or to set up an appointment.

We strive to provide the highest quality resources to our community. In addition to contacting us, we invite you to visit our community partners!

Community Partners

Tarrant Literacy Coalition

Their mission is to improve the quality and increase the quantity of adult literacy programs through collaboration with organized adult literacy providers

Tarrant County Adult Education and Literacy Consortium

The TCAELC is a collaboration between the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD (FWISD), Tarrant County College District (TCCD), Arlington ISD (AISD), Birdville ISD (BISD), Tarrant Literacy Coalition, The Learning Center of North Texas, Region XI, DARS, and various Tarrant County Civic, Religious, and Community partners to provide educational and career opportunities for adults (18 years of age or older) in Tarrant County that may be struggling due to limited education.

The Learning Center of North Texas

Their mission is to provide practical, accessible, and affordable resources to increase the success of individuals with learning differences and disabilities.


At ProLiteracy they believe that a safer, stronger, and more sustainable society starts with an educated adult population. For more than 50 years, ProLiteracy has been working with passionate people and organizations across the globe to build that society—and to create a world where every person can read and write.