Events

Week of July 27 2014

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10:00 am
 
10:45am11:15am

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:15am10:30am

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Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

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Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

10:30am12:30pm

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Aprenda a tener una conversación en ingles.Registración requerida, contacte a Carmen Patlan al 847 623-2041 x 262. Learn to have a conversation in English. Registration is required contact Carmen Patlan at 847 623-2041 x 262.

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Aprenda a tener una conversación en ingles.Registración requerida, contacte a Carmen Patlan al 847 623-2041 x 262. Learn to have a conversation in English. Registration is required contact Carmen Patlan at 847 623-2041 x 262.

10:45am11:15am

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

More Info

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:45am11:15am

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Walk-in Reading, Math, and Computer Help; Trained tutors are available to help adults ages 17 and up improve their basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills. No reservations required!

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Walk-in Reading, Math, and Computer Help; Trained tutors are available to help adults ages 17 and up improve their basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills. No reservations required!

10:15am10:30am

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Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

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Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

10:45am11:15am

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

More Info

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:30am12:30pm

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Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

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Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

 
11:00 am
 
 

Program: ELC Program

“In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt,” says author Margaret Atwood. Join us as we prepare for another bountiful growing season! Plant seeds and flowers, learn about composting, learn how to identify weeds and learn what effect worms have on the soil. The gardening club will continue on rainy and hot days. A Gardening tour will be included during the season. Last year, this program filled up quickly, so please register early! Limit: 15 gardeners, ages 4 to 8, plus four helpers, ages 9 to 12. Members will continue with the club from June 10th through August 12th.

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Program: ELC Program

“In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt,” says author Margaret Atwood. Join us as we prepare for another bountiful growing season! Plant seeds and flowers, learn about composting, learn how to identify weeds and learn what effect worms have on the soil. The gardening club will continue on rainy and hot days. A Gardening tour will be included during the season. Last year, this program filled up quickly, so please register early! Limit: 15 gardeners, ages 4 to 8, plus four helpers, ages 9 to 12. Members will continue with the club from June 10th through August 12th.

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Program: ELC Program

“In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt,” says author Margaret Atwood. Join us as we prepare for another bountiful growing season! Plant seeds and flowers, learn about composting, learn how to identify weeds and learn what effect worms have on the soil. The gardening club will continue on rainy and hot days. A Gardening tour will be included during the season. Last year, this program filled up quickly, so please register early! Limit: 15 gardeners, ages 4 to 8, plus four helpers, ages 9 to 12. Members will continue with the club from June 10th through August 12th.

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Program: ELC Program

“In spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt,” says author Margaret Atwood. Join us as we prepare for another bountiful growing season! Plant seeds and flowers, learn about composting, learn how to identify weeds and learn what effect worms have on the soil. The gardening club will continue on rainy and hot days. A Gardening tour will be included during the season. Last year, this program filled up quickly, so please register early! Limit: 15 gardeners, ages 4 to 8, plus four helpers, ages 9 to 12. Members will continue with the club from June 10th through August 12th.

 
 
 
 
12:00 pm
 
 
12:00pm1:30pm

Program: NONE

Yoga instruction open to the public
All Yoga Levels are welcome
$60 for 6 week session/$12 drop in fee
Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes

Instructed by:
Jacquelyn Cotey
847-707-9577

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Program: NONE

Yoga instruction open to the public
All Yoga Levels are welcome
$60 for 6 week session/$12 drop in fee
Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes

Instructed by:
Jacquelyn Cotey
847-707-9577

 
 
12:00pm1:00pm

Program: Special Event

Every Friday from June 6 to August 29, musicians will perform a wide range of musical styles including jazz, rock, folk, and bluegrass from noon to 1 p.m. in front of the library on Clayton and County Streets. If it rains, concerts will move indoors to the Bradbury Room in the library’s lower level. Listeners can bring their own lunch or purchase lunch available for sale onsite from Green Town Tavern. Drinks and baked goods are also available for purchase by the Friends of the Waukegan Public Library. The Courtyard Concerts are generously sponsored each year by the Friends of the Waukegan Public Library.

June 6: Patrick Woods

June 13: The Rockin’ Fenderskirts

June 20: Donna Herula

June 27: Bel Sonore Chamber Ensemble

July 11: Derrick Procell

July 18: Potts and Pans

July 25: The Limitations

Aug. 1: Ian Gould

Aug. 8: Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band

Aug. 15: The Hollands

Aug. 22: The Thomas Brothers Band

Aug. 29: Freshwater

To listen to a clip of featured bands, visit www.waukeganpl.org/concerts. For questions about the Courtyard Concert series, call Rena Morrow, Marketing and Exhibits Manager, at (847) 623-2041, ext. 231.

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Program: Special Event

Every Friday from June 6 to August 29, musicians will perform a wide range of musical styles including jazz, rock, folk, and bluegrass from noon to 1 p.m. in front of the library on Clayton and County Streets. If it rains, concerts will move indoors to the Bradbury Room in the library’s lower level. Listeners can bring their own lunch or purchase lunch available for sale onsite from Green Town Tavern. Drinks and baked goods are also available for purchase by the Friends of the Waukegan Public Library. The Courtyard Concerts are generously sponsored each year by the Friends of the Waukegan Public Library.

June 6: Patrick Woods

June 13: The Rockin’ Fenderskirts

June 20: Donna Herula

June 27: Bel Sonore Chamber Ensemble

July 11: Derrick Procell

July 18: Potts and Pans

July 25: The Limitations

Aug. 1: Ian Gould

Aug. 8: Low-reen & the Maxwell St Market Blues Band

Aug. 15: The Hollands

Aug. 22: The Thomas Brothers Band

Aug. 29: Freshwater

To listen to a clip of featured bands, visit www.waukeganpl.org/concerts. For questions about the Courtyard Concert series, call Rena Morrow, Marketing and Exhibits Manager, at (847) 623-2041, ext. 231.

 
1:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

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Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

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Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

More Info

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Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

1:30pm4:00pm

Women”s group meeting to discuss working in the community helping with outreach programs

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Women”s group meeting to discuss working in the community helping with outreach programs

2:00 pm
 
 
2:00pm3:30pm

Share your thoughts and opinions about great pieces of literature with fellow enthusiasts. Books are available for checkout at the library’s customer service desk. Call 847-623-2041 for more information.

January 2014 - Beautiful Ruins
February 2014 - The Cellist of Sarajevo
March 2014 - The Shadow of the Wind
April 2014 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
May 2014 - Caleb’s Crossing
June 2014 - The Echo Maker
July 2014 - Silence of Bonaventure Arrow
August 2014- The Cat’s Table
September 2014 - City of Women
October 2014 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
November 2014 - And the Mountains Echoed
December 2014 - Claude & Camille

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Share your thoughts and opinions about great pieces of literature with fellow enthusiasts. Books are available for checkout at the library’s customer service desk. Call 847-623-2041 for more information.

January 2014 - Beautiful Ruins
February 2014 - The Cellist of Sarajevo
March 2014 - The Shadow of the Wind
April 2014 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
May 2014 - Caleb’s Crossing
June 2014 - The Echo Maker
July 2014 - Silence of Bonaventure Arrow
August 2014- The Cat’s Table
September 2014 - City of Women
October 2014 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
November 2014 - And the Mountains Echoed
December 2014 - Claude & Camille

2:00pm3:30pm

Share your thoughts and opinions about great pieces of literature with fellow enthusiasts. Books are available for checkout at the library’s customer service desk. Call 847-623-2041 for more information.

January 2014 - Beautiful Ruins
February 2014 - The Cellist of Sarajevo
March 2014 - The Shadow of the Wind
April 2014 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
May 2014 - Caleb’s Crossing
June 2014 - The Echo Maker
July 2014 - Silence of Bonaventure Arrow
August 2014- The Cat’s Table
September 2014 - City of Women
October 2014 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
November 2014 - And the Mountains Echoed
December 2014 - Claude & Camille

More Info

Share your thoughts and opinions about great pieces of literature with fellow enthusiasts. Books are available for checkout at the library’s customer service desk. Call 847-623-2041 for more information.

January 2014 - Beautiful Ruins
February 2014 - The Cellist of Sarajevo
March 2014 - The Shadow of the Wind
April 2014 - Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
May 2014 - Caleb’s Crossing
June 2014 - The Echo Maker
July 2014 - Silence of Bonaventure Arrow
August 2014- The Cat’s Table
September 2014 - City of Women
October 2014 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
November 2014 - And the Mountains Echoed
December 2014 - Claude & Camille

 

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Adult Literacy Tutoring: Ann Richter and learner

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Adult Literacy Tutoring: Ann Richter and learner

 
 
3:00 pm
3:30pm4:00pm

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Program: ELC Program

Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center.

Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando historias, cantando y creando proyectos de manualidades en el centro de artes.

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Program: ELC Program

Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center.

Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando historias, cantando y creando proyectos de manualidades en el centro de artes.

 
 
 
 
3:30pm4:00pm

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

More Info

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

4:00 pm
 
 
 
 

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Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

More Info

Room:

Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

 
 
5:00 pm
 

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Un programa de cuatro semanas para enseñar a los participantes las opciones de cuidado de salud actuales que pueden estar disponibles para ellos, a conectarse con un proveedor de atención de la salud en la comunidad, y educarlos sobre cuándo y cuándo no buscar atención hospitalaria de urgencia.

A four week program in Spanish to teach participants the current health care options that may be available to them, connect them with a community health care provider, and educate them on when to and when not to seek hospital emergency care.

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Un programa de cuatro semanas para enseñar a los participantes las opciones de cuidado de salud actuales que pueden estar disponibles para ellos, a conectarse con un proveedor de atención de la salud en la comunidad, y educarlos sobre cuándo y cuándo no buscar atención hospitalaria de urgencia.

A four week program in Spanish to teach participants the current health care options that may be available to them, connect them with a community health care provider, and educate them on when to and when not to seek hospital emergency care.

5:30pm7:30pm

Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262.

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Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262.

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Walk-ins are welcome. Join this class to practice for the naturalization interview.

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Walk-ins are welcome. Join this class to practice for the naturalization interview.

5:30pm7:30pm

Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

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Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

5:30pm7:30pm

Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

More Info

Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

5:30pm7:30pm

Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

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Temporary Visitors Driver’s License Preparation Classes will be available for immigrants seeking to obtain their driver’s license. The goal of this program will be to help prepare students pass the written portion of the Rules of the Road test in the state of IL, in order to be a licensed driver.

Clases de Preparación para obtener la licencia de conducir temporal para visitantes. El objetivo de este programa será ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes pasar la parte escrita del Reglamento de la prueba de carretera en el estado de Illinois, con el fin de ser un conductor con licencia.

5:30pm7:30pm

Aprenda a tener una conversación en ingles.Registración requerida, contacte a Carmen Patlan al 847 623-2041 x 262. Learn to have a conversation in English. Registration is required contact Carmen Patlan at 847 623-2041 x 262.

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Aprenda a tener una conversación en ingles.Registración requerida, contacte a Carmen Patlan al 847 623-2041 x 262. Learn to have a conversation in English. Registration is required contact Carmen Patlan at 847 623-2041 x 262.

Public Forum Presentation on how people can reduce pollution from storm-water runoff and flooding of Lake Michigan (Steps to prevent damage to homes, businesses and neighborhoods.

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Public Forum Presentation on how people can reduce pollution from storm-water runoff and flooding of Lake Michigan (Steps to prevent damage to homes, businesses and neighborhoods.

 
 
6:00 pm
 

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Program: ELC Program

Use a multitude of craft items such as painted paper towel rolls, pipe cleaners, and feathers to create something out of your own imagination.

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Program: ELC Program

Use a multitude of craft items such as painted paper towel rolls, pipe cleaners, and feathers to create something out of your own imagination.

Room:

Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

More Info

Room:

Clases de preparación para el GED – grupos de estudio para ayudar con sus habilidades y preparación para obtener su diploma de equivalencia de escuela. Las clases se llevaran a cabo en español, según la materia (escritura, literatura, estudios sociales, ciencias, matemáticas y la constitución)

GED preparation classes – Study groups to help build your skills that will prepare you to get your high school equivalency diploma. Classes are taught in Spanish by subject area (writing, literature, social studies, science, math and the constitution)

6:30pm7:00pm

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

More Info

Room:

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.