Posts in “languages-and-learning” (68)

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The Community College of Philadelphia and the Free Library partnered to provide English as a Second Language (ESL) and High School Equivalency (HSE) classes in neighborhood libraries ! … continue reading Community College Classes at the Library

By written by Betsy M.    May 31, 2024   

Languages and Learning is the Free Library of Philadelphia's department for adult education support, connecting patrons seeking Adult Basic Education , English Language Learner , and World… continue reading New World Language Learning Books in the Free Library's Catalog

By written by Betsy M.    May 14, 2024   

Languages and Learning is the Free Library of Philadelphia's department for adult education support, connecting patrons seeking Adult Basic Education , English Language Learner, and World… continue reading New English Language Learning Titles in the Free Library's Catalog

By written by Betsy M.    May 1, 2024   

The Free Library’s mission is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity for all Philadelphians. You’re probably familiar with our many branches and departments, along… continue reading Languages and Learning: Adult Education at the Free Library

By written by Meredith M.    April 11, 2024    4

December is Learn a Foreign Language Month and we’re celebrating at the Free Library. Many languages are in danger of dying out and estimates show about 3,000 languages becoming lost before… continue reading Endangered Language Spotlight: The Okinawan Languages

By written by Kim M.    December 28, 2023   

December includes International Volunteer Day — which takes place on December 5th — but here at the Free Library, we celebrate our volunteers all year round! Many of the programs… continue reading My Experience Volunteering with the Free Library

By written by Marjorie S.    December 20, 2023   

December is National Learn a Foreign Language Month, but Languages and Learning at the Free Library celebrates language learning all year! Here in Philadelphia, over 180 different languages are… continue reading December is Learn a Foreign Language Month

By written by Meredith M.    December 19, 2023   

Do you need one-on-one help to sharpen your reading and writing skills? Then consider requesting a tutor with the Free Library of Philadelphia! The Free Library Tutoring Program pairs adult… continue reading Request a Tutor With the Free Library

By written by Betsy M.    October 10, 2023    1

The Languages and Learning Center offers relevant and engaging programs and resources for English language learners. Here are seven great ways we can help you learn, improve, and speak… continue reading 7 Great Ways To Improve Your English With the Free Library

By written by Lindsay S.    September 27, 2023    6

Is your family excited to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with the Free Library? We are too! The mid-month heritage celebration is set from September 15–October 15  in order… continue reading Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Your Family

By written by Emily S.    September 15, 2023   

Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to give back to the Philadelphia community? Then consider becoming a tutor with the Free Library of Philadelphia! The Free Library is looking for… continue reading The Free Library Seeks Volunteer Tutors

By written by Betsy M.    August 28, 2023    1

¡Leamos! es un curso gratuito de alfabetización con componentes en línea y presenciales que enseña a adultos hispanohablantes y analfabetos a leer y escribir en… continue reading Leamos! Adult Literacy for Spanish Speakers

By written by Betsy M.    August 22, 2023    1

If you don't have a high school diploma, it's not too late to obtain your credentials! The Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma (CSSD) is a "high school equivalency credential… continue reading Practice for Your GED With the Free Library

By written by Jamie B.    May 16, 2023   

Summer is a great time to relax, go on vacation, discover a new passion, or enjoy the new weather — so now is the time to work on your professional goals to set your summer up for… continue reading Score Your Summer Job With the Help of Free Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Steven D.    May 5, 2023   

Did you know that studying a world language can improve your concentration and memory ? That’s good news for Europe, where most countries have national-level requirements that students study… continue reading Learn a World Language With the Free Library

By written by Jamie B.    March 21, 2023    3

Spring is the season of growth and renewal. Do your new goals include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career… continue reading Spring Into a New Career With Free Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Steven D.    March 1, 2023   

Do your New Year's Resolutions include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career workshops… continue reading Start Your 2023 Career Goals with Free Virtual Career Workshops!

By written by Steven D.    January 11, 2023   

The Languages and Learning Center (LLC) is excited to introduce the members of our Participant Advisory Board (PAB) to the Free Library community. Our Participant Advisory Board launched in June… continue reading Introducing the Languages and Learning Center’s Participant Advisory Board

By written by Lindsay S.    October 27, 2022    1

Would you like to teach adults to read? There are many people who need this help and very few places where they can get it. The Free Library is dedicated to advancing literacy for all. To this… continue reading Adults CAN Learn to READ

By written by Rachel H.    March 25, 2022   

by Nathalie Marquez, Language and Learning Center Intern The Languages and Learning Center has launched the Leamos! ( Let’s Read! ) literacy program, with both virtual and in-person classes… continue reading Leamos! (Let’s Read!) Literacy Program

By written by Administrator    February 11, 2022    1