First Literacy Lending Library

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Sharing books with our community

Thanks to funding from the Nora Roberts Foundation, the First Literacy Lending Library has 150 titles for adult educators including teacher resources, student workbooks, high-interest/low-level readers, biographies, classics and picture books for emerging English readers from GLE 1-10.

How To Borrow Books

  • Staff from non-profit ABE/ESOL programs in Massachusetts can browse, borrow and return books before or after our in-person workshops, or by visiting First Literacy outside the workshop calendar.
  • We are not able to mail books, but they can be returned to us by mail if necessary.
  • Teachers can sign out up to 15 books for up to 6 weeks. 
  • Books can be renewed if no one else requests them.
  • Teachers are responsible for replacing lost books. 

For more information about the First Literacy Lending Library or to make an appointment to borrow or return books, contact Paula Dincer at pdincer@firstliteracy.org.