Literacy Leaders (10, 11 & 12th Grade)

Academic Support Work/Internship Teen Young Adult

If you are in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and enrolled in high school in NYC, you can become a Literacy Leader this fall. From September to January, you will meet twice a week after school to learn how to become a great reading tutor while earning one ELA elective credit through the Department of Education.


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: NYC high school students in grades 10 – 12
  • When: Twice a week from September to January (contact the branch of your choice for more information)
  • Where: NYPL libraries in the Bronx and Manhattan
  • Website:

How to Apply

To apply, contact an Education Coordinator with your name, school, and grade, and they will connect you to a coordinator at your closest branch: