Literacy Program

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Plumas County Literacy services are found at these locations:


Quincy: 445 Jackson Street 

283-6413      Email Quincy

Chester: 210 First Street, Assistant Debbie Lundquist, 
258-2767      Email Chester

Portola: 34 Third Avenue, Assistant Odessie Welch, 
832-0522      Email Portola


All programs accept appointments by telephone or email.

Drop In Hours:
Portola: Mon 3:30pm – 5:30pm and Thurs 3:30pm – 6:30pm. 
Chester: Mon 3pm-4:30pm, Wed 10am-12pm, and Thurs 12-1pm, 6:30-7pm.  


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 Second chance program (PDF) 

Offenders learn basic education and life skills to help change their lives

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 A free program offered to the partner and children of someone who is incarcerated

Plumas County Literacy Programs

  • GED pre-test instruction
  • financial literacy
  • English language education
  • grammar instruction
  • writing instruction
  • reading and comprehension assistance
  • citizenship pre-test instruction
  • dyslexia remediation
  • basic computer instruction
  • Project Read [encouragement to parents/caregivers on the importance of reading to children; free books to children and youth]
  • Project ALIVE [education and reading assistance to adults with disabilities]

All classes are available in English or Spanish at the Portola Location. 

Please contact the County Librarian if you are interested in having your business join Project Read, in which we deliver a basket of free books for your customers to take in an effort to encourage child reading.