literacy

Make a difference in your community

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, citizenship, and adult literacy in our community.  Training and materials are provided along with flexible scheduling. Make a difference in your community today. If you are interested in volunteering as a tutor for ESL, citizenship, or literacy classes, please contact the Northwest Branch Library for more information.You can reach us at 281-890-2665 or you can email us at NW@HCPL.NET .

AISD at Aldine Library

storytime

On Saturday, September 24th, the Aldine Independent School District's Curriculum & Instruction Department was at the Aldine Library from 10:30 AM-11:30 PM. Why? To read, facilitate, and monitor a special Literacy and Art program! Children in attendance were read the Adventures of Tacky the Penguin. After the reading, kids participated in an art-making activity inspired by the book. A number of children received their very own copy of the chosen book of the day for their personal libraries. Weren't able to make it last weekend? Not to worry. AISD will return on October 29th and November 12th, 2016, to read The Day the Crayons Quit and Charlie Piechart. Kids, come to the remaining two events. Build your literacy skills while having fun!

ESL Reading Group

Katherine Tyra library will be starting a new ESL reading group for individuals whose first language is not English. This class is intended to help people learn to improve their reading skills. The group is open to all reading levels with no registration needed. 

Our first class will start tomorrow, August 24th, at 6:00pm in our foreign language area. Classes will be on Wednesdays at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 281-550-0885.

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Literacy Services at Aldine Library

Hello, everyone,

I hope your summer is off to a good start. I want to bring to your attention Harris County Public Library's literacy services. Here at the Aldine Library, we offer ELA classes (English Language Aquisition) to those learning the English language. Classes meet in the Meeting Room each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 AM - 1 PM.

In addition to ELA classes, HCPL offers one-one-one ABE (Adult Basic Education) tutoring services to those who need help with literacy. Students meet with tutors here at the library.

Check out our website for more information about both ELA and ABE classes here.

It's The Adventures of Crayons and How They Made Their Way Home!


crayons in box

Hey everyone! Come join us at the Aldine Branch Library this Saturday October 24th, 2015 from 11 am - 12 pm to listen to the adventures of crayons and how they made their way home! After the reading, all children will participate in an art-making activity inspired by the book. The Aldine ISD Curriculum & Instruction Department will be on site to read, facilitate, and monitor this session. The first 60 children in attendance will receive their very own copy of The Day the Crayons Came Home for their personal libraries. Don't miss out!

Community Outreach - Literacy and Art

Come to the Aldine Branch Library on October 24th, 2015 from 11 am - 12 pm to listen to the adventures of crayons and how they made their way home! After the reading, all children will participate in an art-making activity inspired by the book. The Aldine ISD Curriculum & Instruction Department will be on site to read, facilitate, and monitor this session. The first 60 children in attendance will receive their very own copy of The Day the Crayons Came Home for their personal libraries. Come join us!

Help a Neighbor to a Better Life. Become an ESL Tutor!

Most of us take for granted that we can speak and be understood. That is a luxury many of your neighbors don't have. But with only a few hours a week and a willingness to help, you can change that: Become an ESL tutor at HCPL.

Our next free training session is Tuesday, May 26. 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Evelyn Meador Branch Library.
No teaching experience is necessary.
For more information or to register for any of our upcoming training classes, call 713-749-9000 or email alisha.hall@hcpl.net

Help a Neighbor. Help your Community. Become a Volunteer ESL Tutor!

Do you want to do the kind of volunteer work that will let you see with your own two eyes the impact you’re having? If so, Harris County Public Library has a volunteer opportunity for you: become an English-as-a-Second-Language tutor! No teaching experience is necessary. We provide the materials and space at the library to meet with students.

Volunteer ESL Tutors Needed! Training Sessions March 21 & 29

There are a lot of very good reasons to become a volunteer English as a second language tutor at Harris County Public Library. One of the best is that with a small investment of your time each week you can make a huge difference in one of your neighbors' lives--and no experience is necessary. On March 21 and 29, HCPL is offering free training sessions that will give you all the tools you'll need. 

To register for one of the training sessions below, or for more information, please call the library, or call or email the literacy coordinator at 713-749-9035.

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