New Books, New Readers is a facilitated book discussion group for all adults, including those who are new readers or who are not in the habit of reading. The program is designed for adults of all ages, backgrounds, and reading abilities from beginning speakers of English to students completing their education. Participants will read and discuss six to nine books or other texts chosen from the best of children’s literature to open the world of books and ideas to them through conversation. Each participant receives all the books in the series for free. Sponsored by Maine Humanities Council. Dates TBA
Reading is an essential life skill. Does someone you know struggle with basic reading? We offer this entry-level reading class to help adults improve their literacy skills. Personal attention is provided in a very small group with dignity and respect for the adult learner. Limit 10 students. No class Nov. 26.
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Are you someone in the community who is not a native English speaker? Would you like help with English skills? You will learn to speak, read, understand, and write English with more confidence as well as get help speaking with teachers, making appointments and shopping. Language skills necessary to get and hold a job are part of the course as well. Students can enroll and join this free class at any time. Learners of all levels of English proficiency (beginner through advanced) are welcome! For more information, call 873-5754. No class Nov. 11, 25, and 26.
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