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November 2019

Holiday Book Drive 2019

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
November 15 - December 13

The Literacy Council of Frederick County is again partnering with Curious Iguana for our Annual Holiday Book Drive to provide new books for elementary school aged children (PreK through 5th grade). While the Literacy Council serves adult literacy needs, providing appealing, age-appropriate books to children fosters literacy at a young age and helps to break the cycle of low literacy in families.  The books will be given to parents of children in elementary school who are participating in the Literacy…

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December 2019

ESL Conversation Class – Urbana Senior Center ~ Thursdays

Urbana Regional Library Senior Center, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This ESL Conversation Class is for adults of all ages who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English.  We have conversations about many subjects - holidays, food, travels, family, current events and more. The class will meet on Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Urbana Senior Center in the Urbana Regional Library building.

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Conversation Class ~ Advanced – Wednesday mornings

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
December 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Wednesday morning Advanced Conversation Class is a class for adults who want to improve their ability to speak and understand American English.  We have conversations about many subjects - holidays, food, travels, family, current events and more.  The class will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. each Wednesday, September 11 through December 18. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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January 2020

Volunteer Information Session

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Volunteer Information Session

Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Rd.
Thurmont, MD 21788 United States
January 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Volunteer Information Session

Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung Street
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
January 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come learn about the Literacy Council, and get information on the ways to volunteer and what volunteering involves. You will learn about our programs, who we serve, and how you can help.

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Professional Development for Tutors

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 15, 2020 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 am

Tutors, join us on Wednesday, January 15, 2019, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the LCFC classroom for this learning opportunity. Tutor Chat: A Q&A session for all tutors.  Bring your success stories and your questions, and get to know other tutors!

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Tutor Training Workshop

Frederick Presbyterian Church, 115 W. 2nd St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 1, 2020

Prepare to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills with two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers. Both days are required for completion. You must also attend one Volunteer Information Session or an approved alternative prior to the training.

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February 2020

Professional Development for Tutors

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
February 27, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Tutors, join us on Thursday, February 27, 2019, from 9:30 to 11:00 p.m. at the LCFC classroom for this learning opportunity. Second Language Acquisition:  Learn how we acquire language and discover specific language related obstacles your students will have based on their native language. (Repeat session.)

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April 2020

Tutor Training Workshop

Literacy Council of Frederick County, 110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 2, 2020

Prepare to tutor an adult who needs to learn English or a native English speaker who needs to improve their reading skills with two days of in-person training by our experienced tutor trainers. Both days are required for completion. You must also attend one Volunteer Information Session or an approved alternative prior to the training.

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