Current tutors and those interested in becoming tutors are invited to Quarterly Continuing Education Meetings. At these (2.5 hour) meetings, which are held at alternating library branches, an Adult Literacy Services update is given, and new teaching content is presented. Come meet and mingle with other literacy tutors to share favorite teaching strategies, discuss learner experiences, and explore new ideas.
Wednesday, December 7, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Make a difference in your community! Join us for a workshop to become a new volunteer adult literacy tutor. Learn proven methods to teach reading, writing, and English speaking skills to adult learners. Specific topics will include: How Adults Learn, Understanding Learning Styles, Word Recognition Strategies, Reading Comprehension and Writing Strategies, Teaching Conversational Skills to English Language Learners, and Creating Lesson Plans with Confidence. No prior teaching experience is needed. Space is limited. Patrons can register by calling Literacy Services at (352)765-4785.
Thursday, November 17, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Do you dream of becoming an American citizen? Join us at the library for seven weeks of classes designed to teach individuals the skills they will need to pass the U.S.Naturalization exam.
Topics covered include: American history, the three branches of government, courts and the legal system, and famous Americans. The classes will also focus on speaking, reading, and writing skills.
Learners will receive sample test questions and have interview practice. Space is limited. Learners can register by calling Adult Literacy Services at (352)628-5626.
Click here for class schedule. (Beginning in October 2016)
Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure seat and materials availability. Basic English skills are needed. Contact the library for assistance and more information.
Learn more about our Adult Literacy program.