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“Chapters” Literacy Fundraiser to Feature Authors David Berg, John Searles and Laurence J. Yadon

Spend an enjoyable evening after hours in the library with three favorite authors while helping raise money and awareness for Tulsa City-County Library’s Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service.
   In conjunction with National Literacy Awareness Month, Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Library Trust are offering “Chapters: A Casual Evening of Books, Bards and Bites” on Friday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St. The cost is $50 per person. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 28.

Congratulations, Sarah!

The Literacy Office has happy/sad news! Our office manager, Sarah Thrower, has been promoted to the TCCL Circulation Team Leader!

Find Us on Facebook!

That’s right—in June we joined the social networking community and now have a Facebook page! Make sure to like our page HERE for all the latest Ruth G Hardman Adult Literacy information.
 

On the Perils of the English Language

Every so often, we post something about how ridiculous the English language really is. The following excerpt from the poem The Chaos by G Nolst Tenite shows why learning to read and write in English is so difficult, both for English language learners and Adult basic education students. Give it a try, and see how well YOU do! You can see the whole poem here.

Learner Recognition Opportunity!

Attention Literacy Tutors!

Is your student doing a great job? Feel like they deserve some recognition for all their hard work? This is your opportunity!

The Oklahoma Literacy Coalition is asking you to submit the name of a learner from your program to be recognized as ESL Adult Learner of the Year and Basic Education Adult Learner of the Year at the OLC Fall Learner Conference!

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