San Francisco Public Library’s Project Read Celebrates 40 Years of Empowering Adult Learners

December 4, 2023


SAN FRANCISCO, December 4, 2023 - San Francisco Public Library is thrilled to announce the 40th anniversary of its esteemed adult literacy program, Project Read. In San Francisco, it is estimated that 80,000 adults—one in every five—have some difficulty with basic reading and writing. Since its establishment in 1983, Project Read has been a beacon of hope for more than 7,000 adult learners in the local community, transforming lives through improved reading and writing skills.