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Saturday, December 03, 2016

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Adult Literacy: Quarterly Continuing Education Meeting

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.

Central Ridge

Wednesday, December 7, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

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.

Coastal Region
Thursday, November 17, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Citizenship Classes

citizenship-3Do 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.

Pre-GED Tutor Workshop - Make a Difference!

Make a difference and help other adults reach their personal and career goals. Attend our free hands-on workshop on how to be an effective Pre-GED tutor, instructor, or class assistant for the Library system's Pre-GED program. The training will cover various topics, such as: 2014 new GED Exams, literacy facts, classroom management techniques, learner motivation and goal setting, specific Pre-GED curricula, and multiple print and online resources. No prior teaching experience is needed. Space is limited. Patrons can register by calling Literacy Services at (352)628-5626.

Lakes Region
Wednesday, September 14, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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