Dixon Homestead Library
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The Dixon Homestead Library cooperated in conjuction with the Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley that is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting adults in our community learn English as a Second Language.  We teach the most basic survival skills up through advanced reading and writing skills.   Our volunteers complete a tutor training workshop taught by a certified instructor and our small staff are experts in adult literacy.  LVPV is a member of Literacy NJ and ProLiteracy.  Our program is fully accredited by ProLiteracy.


The next Tutor Training Workshop at Westwood Library is
April 18th, 25th, May 2nd and 9th, from 7-9:30pm   To sign up for the workshop submit the form below or contact Maureen Lostumbo or Marilyn Katz (201) 664-7597  literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com

Some of what we provide includes:

  • One-on-One tutoring at all levels, tailored to the needs of individual students. (Trained tutors for  students at all levels, specifically designed for a student's individual needs.  Tutoring takes place at the library for at least one hour/week or more depending on the tutor/student arrangement).
  • Conversation Classes (small groups or pairs to practice conversing with others.  Students of all levels are welcome and are able to benefit from this class).
  • Tutor Training Workshops throughout the year (LVPV provides a free 10-hour training  course, lead by a certified Literacy Volunteers trainer. Upon completion of the course, we will match you with a student in the community.  Tutors work one-on-one  or with small groups to help students with specific needs learn English.  All tutoring is held at the Dixon Homestead Library).  Make a difference and volunteer today!!
  • Access to a core collection of ESL materials appropriate for tutors and students
  • International Annual Dinner ( Please click here for more information about this year's dinner http://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/international-dinner-2016.html )

For more information about how to become a tutor or student of Dixon Homestead Library's ESL program , please call Donna  (201)384-2030. Tuesdays, Thursday or Friday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.


Borough of Dumont
Dumont Schools
Phone Number 201-384-2030