Classes Offered through Abington Free Library - Ongoing Events for Students
Classes for English Language Learners
All students must be interviewed and tested prior to attending classes.
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. Teachers, Bruce Brownell and Donna Reardon, encourage students to express themselves as they improve their English skills.
Advanced English Conversation: for Intermediate and Advanced Students
Wednesdays 10 – noon Ellen Grosskurth, who has extensive experience teaching English to foreign-born students.
Upcoming Events – For Literacy Volunteers
Tutor Support Meetings Setting Goals that work - Discussion about Strategies and Materials to keep tutoring sessions on track Wednesday, September 6, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Another Deep Dive into Electronic Resources Monday, November 13, 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, November 14, 2-4 p.m.
Encouraging Writing for all students Tuesday, December 5, 2-4 p.m.
Become a Literacy Volunteer
New Tutor Training Sessions Monday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 18 6:30-8:45 p.m. Both evenings required. Call to register.
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.