Literacy

September Book Club Selection: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

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The book for September’s Book Club meeting is James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.

“Here is a broad fantasy with all the gruesome imagery of old-fashioned fairy tales and a good measure of their breathtaking delight.” Kirkus Reviews

CHAPTERS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT TULSA CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY LITERACY SERVICE

Chapters Fundraiser 2013

  A leisurely evening in the bookstacks surrounded by friends who believe in literacy, fabulous food and relevant authors is a dream evening for readers.
   In conjunction with National Literacy Awareness Month, Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Library Trust present “Chapters: A Casual Evening of Books, Bards and Bites” on Friday, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.  The cost is $50 per person and reservations are accepted through Aug. 29.  

August Book Club Selection: The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

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The book for August’s meeting is The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse.  Goodreads.com says that in our book this month, “A girl raised by dolphins must choose between two worlds in this critically acclaimed novel about what it means to be a human being.” 

Book Club will meet Monday, August 26th at the Herman & Kate Kaiser Library from 6:30-7:30pm.  To find out more call 918-549-7400.

Kids In Mind

Kids In Mind website, movie reviews

Sure, it is a PG movie, but why is it PG? Why isn’t it a G? Why not a PG-13? Here is a web site that breaks down in detail all the things that parents need to know to decide whether a film is appropriate for their children. If you ever felt like you didn’t have enough information to make that decision, this site may leave you feeling like you have too much information, and that is not a bad thing.
See all the reviews at: http://www.kidsinmind.com/

Does your adult learner know how to use a dictionary?

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Do you use a dictionary during your tutoring sessions? If not, consider all of the ways it can increase your learner''s vocabulary, alphabetic principle skills, and comprehension. If you aren''t sure which dictionary to use, we can help you find one that's at an appropriate level for your adult learner. And, if you and your learner use the computer, searching for a word on the internet can be a fun way to find a definition and more!

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