Literacy Centers

Literacy Centers


READ/Orange County has literacy centers located in nine Orange County Public Libraries branches and two partner libraries. These centers provide specialized collections of materials for our tutors and learners. Additional materials and meeting space is available at several other branches. The collections are for the use of tutors and learners and are not part of the catalogued collections at the branches. These materials may be checked out using the honor system. Please return all materials to their proper place when you are finished with them. All of these materials are the property of READ/Orange County, and we ask that you do not write in them.



Aliso Viejo Library                                                                                           949-360-1730

1 Journey, corner of Pacific Park Dr. and Journey, one block west of Aliso Creek Rd.

Materials are located in a room to the left of the Reference Desk. This room is kept locked. Please check in at the Reference Desk to sign in, reserve the room, and/or get the key.

Anaheim Public Library, Central Branch                                                         714-765-1880

500 W. Broadway, near Harbor Blvd.

A literacy center with meeting space and literacy materials is on the second floor. You must reserve a room at the Information Desk located on the second floor of the library. Library staff will let you into the room during your reserved session.

Anaheim Public Library, Haskett Branch                                                        714-765-5075

I2650 W. Broadway, near Magnolia

Tutoring space is provided in one of the rooms located across from the Circulation Desk. To reserve a room, please call the Information Desk a day in advance, and identify yourself as a volunteer with READ/OC.

Foothill Ranch Library                                                                                     949-855-8072

27003 Cabriole, off Bake just north of Portolo

The literacy center is near the periodicals. The sign-in book is in the literacy center. Ask for the key at the Circulation Desk.

Garden Grove Main Library                                                                             714-530-0718

11200 Stanford Ave, at the corner of Euclid and Stanford

The literacy center is located downstairs near the magazine racks, in the back left-hand corner. This room is kept locked. To access the room, check in with the staff at the desk in the Children’s area.

Irvine Katie Wheeler Library                                                                            714-669-8753

13109 Old Myford Rd, at Irvine and Jamboree

The literacy center is downstairs to the right of the elevator. Please sign in with the library staff at the Information Desk to access the room.

Ladera Ranch Library                                                                                      949-234-5940

29551 Sienna Parkway, south of Windmill Ave.

The literacy center is located on the second floor in the adult and preschool section of the library. Please check at the Information Desk for access to the literacy center. The sign in and reservation book is located in the literacy center

La Habra Library                                                                                             714-526-7728 or 562-694-2958

211 E. La Habra Blvd, between Euclid and Harbor

Materials are located in the literacy center at the back of the Community Room. Please check at the Circulation Desk to sign in, reserve your space, and get the keys before your tutoring session.

Laguna Niguel Library                                                                                     949-249-5261

30341 Crown Valley Parkway, just south of Alicia Parkway

Materials are located within the literacy center. Ask for the key at the reference desk.

OCPL Headquarters (Santa Ana)                                                                     714-566-3070

1501 E. St. Andrew Pl, near Grand and Edinger

The READ/OC main office houses a large collection of literacy materials and a small meeting space for tutors and learners. The office is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday only. For access, enter the building through the southwest doors and call READ/OC from the phone in the lobby.

San Juan Capistrano Library                                                                           949-493-4984

31495 El Camino Real, across from the Mission Church

Materials are located in an alcove along the west wall in locked cabinets. Please check at the Reverence Desk to sign in, reserve your space, and/or get the keys for the cabinets.

San Clemente Library                                                                                      949-492-3493

242 Avenida del Mar

The San Clemente Literacy Center is located to the right of the circulation desk, directly across from the Branch Manager’s office.  The doorway faces the first aisle of books.  Please check the Circulation Desk for access to the literacy center and the sign-in notebook


Tustin Library                                                                                                  714-544-8936

345 E. Main Street, one block east of Newport Blvd.

The literacy center is located inside the Teen Room at the west end of the library. Please check at the Information Desk for access to the literacy center. In addition to the literacy center, there are two meeting rooms available for tutoring.


Be sure to check  with the library for current hours of operation and special closures