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, February 7, 2017 - 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.

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

Date: 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 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, February 7, 2017 - 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, February 7, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Ohio Jazz: The History of Jazz in the Buckeye State

Most jazz historians give short shrift to the Buckeye state, regarding as a go-through rather than a go-to place. However, the fact is jazz has long been practiced in Ohio and with a vengeance. Come hear author David Meyers regale you with little-known stories of Ohio’s role in jazz history. It may well change the way you think about jazz. And Ohio.

David Meyers is a supervisor at Columbus State Community College and is the author of numerous local histories, as well as two musical and other works for the stage. David received his BA from Miami University and his MBA from the Ohio State University. He was featured in an episode of the Discovery Canada/A&E series “Curious and Unusual Deaths.”

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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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, February 8, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Seniors Ask the Expert: The Handyman

Do you have questions about general home repair? Are you wondering whether or not something can be repaired and whether it’s worth it? Do you have questions about specific projects? Join Chuck Nutter from Nutter Hardware and ask your questions about home projects, supplies, and whether a project is something you can do yourself or whether you should hire a professional.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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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, February 9, 2017 - 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. (Thursdays only)

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Drop-in Thursday Activity Club

Make liquid motion toys, create snow and play Wii Games! We’ll do something new each Thursday afternoon. This is a drop-in for grades 4 and up so you can bring your friends or meet some new ones.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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