Tutors Needed

March 19, 2000

Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults to improve reading skills and to assist in related projects. Among them are:

A Whole New World, the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Internet program for children ages 9 to 14. Volunteers are needed at several branches around the city to teach children how to use the Internet and e-mail. Training for volunteers will be provided. Contact: Marion Hirsch, 410-396-9940.

Paul's Place Outreach Center, 1118 Ward St., in Baltimore's Pigtown neighborhood, for an after-school program including homework and training in life skills for children ages 10 to 13, weekdays from 2: 45 p.m. to 5: 30 p.m.; a "Kids Place" program with activities teaching values from 9: 30 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m. Saturdays for children ages 6 to 11; and "Learning Corner" adult literacy program, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact: Deana Adams, 410-625-0775.

If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410- 783-1800 and enter code 6130.

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