Adult Literacy


Subject Guide

This subject guide offers assistance in the area of Adult Literacy. It lists books, research databases, websites, and local organizations. It also includes subject headings that are helpful for searching our catalog for more information.

Adult Literacy Books

Links to Research Databases

Links to Recommended Websites

Browsing Our Collection

Search MCPL's online catalog to find books for adults who are trying to build their literacy skills. The subject terms below can be helpful in these searches:

Readers for new literates

Literacy programs

High Interest Low Vocabulary Books

Readers Adult Education

Local Organizations

Literacy Kansas City
211 W. Armour Blvd., Third Floor
Kansas City, MO 64111


Manual Career Technical Center (KC School District Adult Education and Literacy)
1215 E. Truman Rd.. Third Floor
Kansas City, MO 64106


Della Lamb Community Services
500 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64106


Hall-McCarter Education Center
5000 NW Valley View Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015


Northland Human Services Center
3100 NE 83rd St., Suite 2450
Kansas City, MO 64119


Johnson County Adult Education
Various Locations in Johnson County, KS
(small fee involved)


Kansas City, Kansas Community College / Adult Education Program
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66112
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