Project Literacy

Project Literacy is a department of the Watertown Free Public Library. We offer free literacy education to adult students learning to read, write, and speak English.

Meet the Staff
Program Director: Jeri Bayer 

Jeri has been the Project Literacy program director since August 2012. Prior to that she served as an administrator at a community college, a curriculum developer for adult basic education programs, and as an English language teacher in a wide range of settings.

Coordinator of Volunteers: Peggie Hayes 

Peggie has lived in Watertown for 20+ years. She went to Emerson College for her Bachelor's in Communications in Politics and Law, also minoring in Fine Arts, Psychology, and Sociology.

Project Literacy Celebrates 25 years!

  • Voices of Project Literacy – Booklet of writings by learners, tutors, and teachers to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Project Literacy. 
  • View the Project Literacy video.