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Pre-GED Class Descriptions

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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 decimals and percent.

Pre-GED Algebra/Geometry - In this instructor led class, learners will review algebraic concepts that include: signed numbers, solving equations, word problems, exponents, roots, and graphs. Geometric concepts covered in the class include: lines and angles, triangles and quadrangles, and circles and volume.

Pre-GED Language Arts - In this instructor led class, learners will review basic grammar, build vocabulary, improve spelling, and increase reading comprehension.

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 topics covered will include: sentences, paragraphs, subject- verb agreement, and verb tenses.

Pre-GED Science/Social Studies - In this instructor led class, learners will review the basics of multiple sciences which will include: life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics. The topics covered in the social sciences will include: U.S. history, world history, civics, geography, and economics. Throughout the course, there will be an emphasis on finding main ideas and utilizing context clues to improve reading comprehension of nonfiction texts.

Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure seat and materials availability. Basic English skills are needed. Contact the library for assistance and more information. 

Learn more about our Adult Literacy program.

Friends of the Homosassa Public Library

2014-ho-folEstablished in 1991, the Friends is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to enhance the materials and services of the Homosassa Public Library through fundraising and donations.

The Friends raise and give money to support classes and events at the Homosassa Library, as well as to enhance the Library's collection. 

The all-volunteer association has five (5) membership classes: individual, family, contributing, sponsor, and benefactor. 

Benefactor
$100/year
Sponsor
$50/year
Contributor
$25/year
Family
$10/year
Individual
$5/year

 

 

 

 

The Board meets monthly, excluding June and July. An annual General Membership Meeting is held every February for the purpose of electing officers (members only voting). The Public is cordially invited to attend the event, where a special speaker and refreshments are provided. New Board of Director volunteers are always welcomed.

The Friends hold two major fundraising events each year in the spring and fall to support the Homosassa Library. Membership dues and donations also help meet fundraising goals.

Spring Booksale

Homosassa Branch

February 27, 28, & March 1, 2014

Correspondence can be sent to the President addressed to the Homosassa Public Library, 4100 South Grandmarch Avenue, Homosassa, FL 34446-1120. Please call Nancy Everett @ 352-382-2440 for membership information. Pick up the newsletter at the Library. Drop your book donations at the Homosassa Library or call Nancy for pick-up. We welcome your book donations starting in September for the Fall Sale and encourage volunteers interested in helping out at the sale. We have fun, work a little, and give a lot back to our beautiful Homosassa Library. Come join us!

Current Officers and Directors:

2014 Officers
President, Nancy Everett
Vice President, Dee Koehn
Secretary, Victoria (Vicki) Budd

Treasurer, Jean Becker

 

2014 Directors

Diane Gapczynski
Mark Joyce
Carol Pellegrine
Sharon Ringsrud
Lana Schlosser
Cathy Trask

Early Childhood Literacy

Every week, there are exciting and educational youth classes at your libraries. These classes teach students and parents important literacy skills like vocabulary, phonological awareness, narrative skills, print awareness, letter knowledge, and an appreciation for learning and enjoying books.

Central Ridge Library

Mother Goose Time
Wednesdays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. 

Preschool Stories
Tuesdays, 11:00 am
Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
 
Coastal Region Library

Mother Goose Time
Tuesdays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. 

Preschool Stories
Thursdays, 10:30 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Floral City Public Library

Preschool Stories
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers

Homosassa Public Library

Mother Goose Time
Thursdays, 10:30 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

Preschool Stories
Wednesdays, 11:00 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. 

Celebrate Reading
Tuesdays, 4:30 pm
A fun reading class consisting of two programs that help preschool and elementary school age children develop literacy skills, improve their reading, and gain a love of books. In PAWS to Read, children practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Penny, a certified therapy dog. In Reading Pals @ Your Library, teens read storybooks to 1 or 2 younger children at a time. Children may wish to draw or write about a story they like.

Lakes Region Library

Mother Goose Time
Fridays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuing songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

Preschool Stories
Thursdays, 10:30 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Family Storytime
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm

Stories and music for children and their caregivers. Children may wear their pajamas.

 

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