We would love to help you learn to speak, read, and write English. If you have trouble completing the application, please feel free to email us.


Estaremos encantados de ayudarte a hablar, leer y escribir en inglés. Si tienes problemas completando la aplicación, por favor escríbenos.

Introducing Our Drop-In Language Lab!

Bradenton, FL – We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our Drop-In Language Lab for Adult English Language Learners. This one-month pilot program will run from July 16th to August 16th at our office, located at 3501 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL.

When and Where?
 **Tuesdays:** 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
**Thursdays:** 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This lab is designed for adult English learners eager to enhance their language skills in an engaging, supportive environment. Whether you’re looking to improve your speaking, reading, or writing, our Language Lab offers the perfect opportunity to learn and grow. Participants will have access to a variety of resources, including:

– Language learning software
– Educational materials
– Opportunities for conversation practice

The lab is also open to tutors and their learners, providing a collaborative space to work together and use our available resources.

**Registration is required!**
Please sign up in advance here 

We need dedicated volunteers to help make this program a success. If you’re passionate about literacy and want to support adult learners in our community, consider joining us. Volunteers will assist participants and help facilitate the lab.

This program is generously funded by The Selby Foundation and The Barancik Foundation. Their support enables us to continue empowering adult learners in our community.

Whether you’re a learner or a volunteer, the Drop-In Language Lab is a fantastic way to engage with our community and support adult education. Together, we can empower Manatee County residents through literacy.

For more information, feel free to contact us. We can’t wait to see you at the Language Lab!

Thank you for supporting the Manatee Literacy Council. Your involvement makes a real difference!