adult learners

Join the (written) World of Connection

If you have ever received a letter in the mail or a nice holiday greeting you know how nice it feels.

To many people it could be an intimidating prospect to write a letter, send a greeting card or address an envelope. Tutors, this might be a good thing to go over with your adult learner and offer your assistance. The winter holiday season provides the perfect setting to connect with people far (or near) through written communication.

It’s always a good time to write to someone and it does not need to be complicated. To whom will you write?

Congratulations, Elsa!

The Literacy Office wants to extend our congratulations to Elsa Escobar, one of our ESL students. Elsa's recipe for Almond-Spice Christmas Wreath Cookies was a finalist in Cook's Country Magazine! The cookies sound delicious. Way to go, Elsa! You can find Elsa's recipe in the December/January 2015 issue of Cook's Country.

Microsoft Retail Store Grand Opening Festivities

The Tulsa City-County Library just received some exciting news! We have received a technology grant from Microsoft. They are opening a new retail store at Woodland Hills Mall on Thursday, November 20th, and they have asked TCCL to bring library supporters to the event. We will be at the new store from 9-11. Attendees will get MS freebies and to view the opening from a special section.

If you would like to support TCCL at this event, please contact the Literacy Office for more information! We need to know by November 19th

Don't Forget Our Online Resources!

When you are looking for help for yourself, your child, or your learner, don't forget to take a look at TCCL's online offerings. We offer a broad variety of resources, including Homework Help Now for real-time online tutoring in many subjects, Job Now for help with applications and resumes, Universal Class for online, self-paced education, Learning Express for practice taking tests such as the GED or TOEFL, and many more options. Check them out here, or look on the Library's webpage under Research & Learn.

Oklahoma Literacy Coalition's Fall Conference--Registration Deadline Soon

The deadline to register for the Oklahoma Literacy Coalition's Fall Conference is almost here! If you are a literacy student or tutor who is interested in attending the fall conference, please contact the Literacy Office by Thursday, September 4th, and we will get you registered. 

For more information on the conference, you can check out OLC's website here.

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