Tremont Road - Main Library

ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Registration is recommended and begins on August 20, 2016.

Date: 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Older Adult Help Desk

Local experts from the UA Commission on Aging, Syntero and Stay UA will be available on a drop in basis for individual consultation to answer questions related to older adult housing, medicare, caregiving, health services and retirement issues.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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The Battle of Lake Erie

The Battle of Lake Erie marks a significant place in history and is the only major naval battle ever fought on Lake Erie. During the battle, nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of the British Royal Navy. An important victory for the U.S. during the War of 1812, it ensured American control of the lake for the rest of the war and allowed the Americans to recover Detroit. The battle established the longest undefended border between two countries anywhere in the world that has continued for over 200 years. Join UA resident Jim Cowardin for a discussion of this historic battle.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

Date: 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning. Some baby signs will be incorporated in this storytime. (Wednesdays only)

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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