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Did You Miss the Goals Workshop?

Don't fret! A Dream That Walks, Setting Realistic Goals is offered a couple times each year. It is a fun class that adult learners and their tutors enjoy. If you missed the most recent workshop (Sat. Sept. 8) or you did attend and would like to continue working on a plan with support from Cleo Yuan, Literacy Specialist, let us know! Cleo would be happy to meet one-on-one with you so you can continue working through the material. Just call the office and we will get you set up for a one-hour meeting at a library of your choice. 918-549-7400.

Practice Spelling

Take a break from your workbooks and try out the website Look, Cover, Write and Check for a fun way to work on spelling skills with your adult learner. Choose from the pre-loaded spelling lists, or create your own! First, learners will review the word, then click a button to cover it, type the word, then click a button to compare. Simple--yet effective! Check it out at http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html

Book Pairings

I love the idea of pairing nonfiction and fiction titles about a particular subject and reading them successively.  For example, I know of a book club that read The Paris Wife by Paula McLain together with Hemingway’s A Moveable

Does the library have meeting rooms available for reservation?

Yes, each library in Tulsa County has as least one meeting room that is available for reservation by groups and organizations. Certain rules and policies apply in order to reserve a room. These can found in the Meeting Rooms link on the library's About page

Coming Soon: A Dream That Walks: Setting Realistic Goals

A goal-setting class that is fun? You bet! Using the book A Dream That Walks as our guide, adult learners and their tutors will brainstorm individual inventories of the learner’s skills, interests, personal values and personality traits, and then use that information to set realistic and meaningful goals. This workshop takes place on Saturday, Sept 8 from 10: 00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Kendall-Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis Ave. Please call the Literacy Office to register in advance at 918-549-7400. For adult literacy learners and their tutors only.

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