Join the following organizations who refer students to us or lend us meeting space and storage space:


Black Hills Works

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

Career Learning Center

Catholic Social Services

Rapid City Public Library


Need a speaker? Invite one of our students or tutors to talk to your organization about the importance of literacy!

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Are you patient, persistent, and personable? Are you a good listener and communicator? Are you reliable and open-minded? You would make a great tutor!


Sign up to be contacted about our next tutor training

Our next tutor training is:

September 9, 2019 4:30-7:00

September 10, 2019 4:30-7:00

September 14, 2019 10:30-3:30

All prospective tutors are welcome.

We ask a $30 donation for materials.

Follow our website and Facebook page for more details.

Click here for our tutor policies.

Click here for tutor signup application.


Would you like to learn to read and speak English better? Call us today to be matched with a tutor for free, individualized learning based on your goals!


Contact us through the Rapid City Public Libraries at 605.394.4171.

Click here for student application.


Contact us through the Rapid City Public Libraries at 605.394.4171 

Serving the Rapid City, SD area for more than 30 years

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 a 501(c)(3) organization EIN 46-0384259