Read for L.I.F.E. will be offering a tutor training class on Friday, November 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Lindamood Room. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate however no professional training or education is required.
Read for L.I.F.E. is designed to improve literacy in Hancock County through volunteers trained to act as tutors on a one-on-one basis with adult non-readers. Read for L.I.F.E. estimates that approximately 8-10% of Hancock County adults cannot read well enough to function in today’s society. RFL is an adult literacy programs which provides free reading and math instruction to adults with low literacy skills, English as a Second Language or are working toward the GED. Anyone 18 years or older and living or working in Hancock County can receive free help by calling 419-422-1712 ext.232. Registration is required by calling or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Read for L.I.F.E. is a program of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.
You have probably heard of the man in the moon since childhood, but are you aware of the fact there are other things that inhabit our nearest neighbor? The title of this talk is "Finding the Lady in the Moon" and after attending the program, you will never look at the moon in the same way again. Come and spend an evening with an astronomer.
The Ohio Consumer Protection of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will present Senior Advocate Fraud Education (SAFE) on October 27 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. SAFE educates caregivers, social workers, seniors, and their families about frauds and scams targeting older adults. 1.5 CPE credit hours are available to social workers. Registration is required by visiting www.findlaylibrary.org or by calling 419-422-1712 ext. 245.
In honor of Family History month, Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will hold a program about FamilySearch, a computer database containing millions of genealogical records. Basic tips and advice about using this database will be presented by library staff member Justin Crawfis. Children are welcome to attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registration is not required.
Every Child Ready for School: Simple Tips and Techniques for Everyday Learning will be held on the last Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. The program teaches parents and caregivers simple practices to ensure children develop the skills needed to be ready to enter kindergarten.