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NEW! Thursday ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers November Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. The library will closed for Thanksgiving on November 28.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers October Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers September Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.
See you November 1 and 15.  There will be no discussion on November 29 as the library is closed for the Thankgiving holiday.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers August Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers July Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

Fiction books for English Language Learners

Adult English Language Learners who want to work on reading skills might find the following books helpful and interesting:

1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm

 





Brave new world by Aldous Huxley


The Stepford wives; a novel by Levin, Ira


True grit: a novel by Charles Portis


Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald


The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway


A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers June Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday from 1:00-2:00 PM, beginning October 4 and October 18.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers May Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room .

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers April Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room .

ELL Book Group

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.
April 5 at 1:00 PM in Group Study A
April 19 at 1:00 PM in Group Study A

ELL Book Group

Advanced English Language Learners — join us March 8th and 22nd at 1:00 PM to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers March Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Tween area.

Community Literacy Council

The Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council  (CLC) is a volunteer, non-profit organization aiming to improve adult literacy in Plymouth-Canton and surrounding areas of Western Wayne County.  The CLC mission is to provide adults with basic reading, writing and communication skills, so they may participate in their community and reach their fullest potential in life.  For over 27 years, the CLC has been offering tutoring services to enhance the lives of individuals in our community.

English Language Learner's (ELL) Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers February Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

English Language Learner's Book Group

Advanced English Language Learners — join us Friday, January 11th and 25th at 1:00 PM to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.

Pay it forward: a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde — the moving story of Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old boy who accepts his social studies teacher's challenge to come up with a plan to change the world. Trevor's idea is simple: Do a good deed for three people and ask them to "pay it forward" to three others who need help.

English Language Learner's (ELL) Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers January Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

English Language Learner's Conversation Group - Evenings

Program cancelled until further notice.