Tremont Road - Main Library

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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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Family Evening Storytime Class

For children ages 2-6 and their families. Young children will learn a variety of skills: rhyming, identifying sounds and letters, asking questions and repeating sentences while participating in stories, rhymes, songs and extension activities.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

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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.

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Tuesday, January 24, 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.

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Tuesday, January 24, 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, January 24, 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, January 24, 2017 - 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, January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Central Ohio's Historic Prisons

With the opening of the Ohio State Reformatory in 1896, the state legislature had put in place “the most complete prison system, in theory, which exists in the United States.” The reformatory joined the Ohio Penitentiary and the Boys Industrial School, also central-Ohio institutions, to form the first instance of “graded prisons; with the reform farm on one side of the new prison, for juvenile offenders, and the penitentiary on the other, for all the more hardened and incorrigible class.” However, even as the concept was being replicated throughout the country, the staffs of the institutions were faced with the day-to-day struggle of actually making the system work.

Presented by David Meyers who has personal experience with Ohio’s reformatory system after being employed for 30 years in the adult and juvenile correctional systems. David is currently a supervisor at Columbus State Community College and is the author of many books on local history.

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Tuesday, January 24, 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, January 25, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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