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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Adult Literacy Classes

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Become a Learner

Would you or someone you know like to improve their reading skills? The library system offers an Adult Literacy curriculum that can help.

Learners are paired one-on-one with trained tutors who help learners reach their goals. Our learners' goals can be anything from passing the GED to reading their children a bedtime story. Reading skills are essential to every day life, and the library system wants to help learners succeed and better themselves.

Besides Adult Literacy tutoring, the library also offers Citizenship Classes designed to help eligible individuals pass the U.S. Citizenship exam.

For more information, please call (352) 628-5626.

Become a Tutor

Can you imagine going through life being unable to read? Please consider becoming an adult literacy volunteer tutor for the Citrus County Library System. If interested, we will provide the necessary training so that you can become a qualified literacy tutor who can provide free tutoring to an adult wanting to learn to read and write English.

If you are over the age of 18 and would like to help people in your community and you are able to donate a minimum of 1 to 2 hours per week to assist an adult learner, this is your opportunity!

So, what requirements are there to be an adult literacy volunteer tutor? First, the volunteer tutor will be required to attend a 12-hour LitStart Training Workshop and undergo background screening. Second, the volunteer tutor should have the following personality attributes:

• Patience
• Caring attitude
• Flexibility
• Reliability
• Organizational skills
• Respect
• Nonjudgmental disposition

 

For more information, please call (352) 628-5626.

Literacy News

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Adult Literacy Citizenship Tutoring Work…

Adult Literacy Citizenship Tutoring Workshop

This is a one day, 4 hour workshop designed to give tutors the skills needed to teach citizenship classes or tutor people interested in becoming...

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Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

Make a difference in your community! Join us for a workshop to become a new volunteer adult literacy tutor. Learn proven methods to teach reading,...

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GED Science Test Prep

GED Science Test Prep

In this instructor led class, learners will take and review practice GED exams on multiple sciences, including: life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics. This...

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Pre-GED: Social Studies

Pre-GED: Social Studies

Pre-GED Social Studies - In this instructor led class, learners review social studies including: U.S. history, world history, civics, geography, and economics. Throughout the course,...

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Citizenship Classes

Citizenship Classes

This seven-week series of Citizenship Classes will teach adult learners the basic knowledge needed to pass the U.S. Naturalization Exam. Topics covered include: American history,...

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Pre-GED: Math/Algebra/Geometry

Pre-GED: Math/Algebra/Geometry

Pre-GED Math - In this instructor led class, learners will review adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions, solving word problems, and understanding...

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Pre-GED: Science

Pre-GED: Science

Pre-GED Science - In this instructor led class learners review the basics of multiple sciences which include: life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics. Throughout the course...

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Pre-GED: Essay Writing

Pre-GED: Essay Writing

Pre-GED Essay Writing - In this instructor led class, learners will review how to write an essay and work on increasing their reading comprehension. The...

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Become a U.S. Citizen: Naturalization In…

Become a U.S. Citizen: Naturalization Information

This session will include an overview of the requirements for Naturalization and information about how to file an application for Naturalization. It will also include...

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Become a U.S. Citizen: Immigration 101

Become a U.S. Citizen: Immigration 101

This session is an overview of the roles and responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. It includes information about the different ways that people...

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Citrus County Animal Services and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers are teaming up for a huge event! There will be a host of sources offering pet... Read more

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March 28: 4th Annual Golf for Meals Tournament!

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, Citrus County's Meals On Wheels Program will host the 4th Annual "Golf for Meals" tournament at Seven Rivers Golf and... Read more

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March 21: Movies in the Park

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The mission of the Citrus County Library System is to promote the pursuit of knowledge and deliver quality information and educational opportunities to the community.