Jewish Coalition for Literacy features guest speaker Stefan Pryor, Commissioner of Education for the State of Connecticut, at JCL's event recognizing volunteer reading partners for NHPS students--at the JCC in Woodbridge
Volunteers needed for "college liftoff" event to support high-school juniors with beginning to prepare college essays; this event at Metropolitan Business Academy (115 Water Street) is sponsored by the Coop Center for Creativity.
Free ESL classes at the main branch of the New Haven Public Library, in partnership with Literacy Volunteers--improve pronunciation, listening and speaking skills in English conversation groups. Classes meet downstairs every Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 p.m., and in the Mitchell Branch on Mondays, 6-8 p.m. No sign-up is required; call 946-8130 ext 200 for information.
Pre-School Story Times are every Monday and Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 at the New Haven Public Library's Stetson branch. Enjoy stories, songs, and fun for pre-school ages; call ahead to reserve a spot: Diane Brown at (203) 946-6786.
Free classes to prepare for U.S. citizenship, offered jointly with Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS), at the New Haven Public Library's main branch, Tuesdays beginning November 12. Call 203-946-8138 to sign up; walk-ins are also welcome.