Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County will hold an orientation for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer tutor in English for speakers of other languages at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Anyone who has graduated from high school is eligible to become a literacy volunteer. Knowledge of a foreign language is not required.

The orientation will include information about the services offered by Literacy Volunteers, what a typical tutoring experience is like, and what is involved in a volunteer commitment.

Information will be provided about the next training, which will be held at the library from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 and 22.

The orientation and training sessions are free.

For more information, visit or call 413-499-9487 or email