Classes Offered through Abington Free Library - Ongoing Events for Students
Classes for English Language Learners
Improve your English while learning about U.S. culture and government.
Conversation Classes for Beginning and Intermediate Students:
Mondays 7:15 – 8:45 p.m. A team of teachers including Beverly Willet, Donna Hower, and John Fontain lead an interactive class for non-native English speakers.
Tuesdays 10:30 – noon Gerrie Greene, Bruce Brownell, Andrea Shafron and Erika Witt teach this supportive group class utilizing activities to encourage students to practice and improve their English skills.
Writing Class: All levels Tuesdays 12:30 – 2 p.m. Students are encouraged to express their ideas and practice writing with Bruce Brownell, retired English teacher.
For Literacy Volunteers:
A Tour of Online Resources with tutor and retired high school librarian, Denice Bohl Monday, April 10, 2-4 pm and Monday, April 24, 7-9 pm.
HiSet – the new High School Equivalency Test Thursday, May 11, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm
Annual Student and Tutor Recognition Reception Always a special evening – Wednesday, June 7, 7-9 pm
Advanced English Conversation: for Intermediate and Advanced Students
Wednesdays 10 – noon Ellen Grosskurth, who has extensive experience teaching English to foreign-born students.
Opportunities to Get Involved:
Become a Literacy Volunteer – Look for future Tutor Trainings. Become a Fundraising Volunteer - Help with our on-going fundraising efforts - Join a small group of dedicated volunteers to review funding opportunities and write grant applications. Grant writing experience preferred, but not required.