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Adult Basic Education - Improve Reading and Writing Skills

2023-10-11 17:30:00 2023-10-11 18:30:00 America/New_York Adult Basic Education - Improve Reading and Writing Skills Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills.  West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

Wednesday, October 11
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-11 17:30:00 2023-10-11 18:30:00 America/New_York Adult Basic Education - Improve Reading and Writing Skills Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills.  West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Improve your reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is geared toward adults, 18 and up, who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class will focus primarily on reading and writing skills. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, call 407.422.1540 or visit adultliteracyleague.org.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Language Learning | General Events |

TAGS: | esol | esl |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Closed - Memorial Day
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed - Memorial Day)

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

Mon, May 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Registration required. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, May 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Blow, pop and explore with bubbles! Your toddler will have a blast hearing stories and creating their very own sudsy fun. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
This event is full

Tue, May 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Love charcuterie? Learn to make a charcuterie for one or for a group with a caterpillar jar-cuterie. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, May 23, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, May 23, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, May 23, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, May 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, May 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month by joining us for drop in embroidery! Perfect for beginners or pros, relax and unwind with the pattern of your choice.

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English class for high intermediate students

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Thu, May 23, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of zipper installation with this quick, easy, and functional zipper bag!
This event is full

Fri, May 24, 11:00am - 2:00pm
A selection of books will be available to OCLS card holders at a local small business - DG Donuts: 29 W McKey St, Ocoee, FL 34761. Come for a donut. Stay for a book.

Fri, May 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn what probate records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research.

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Crochet a classic granny square. Granny squares are the foundation of many blankets, bags and sweaters. Learn how to crochet in circles and then use increase stitches to make a square.
This event is full

Sat, May 25, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore a new tabletop role-playing game every month as we play through a multitude of new releases and longstanding favorites. Ages 16 and up. Registration required.

Sat, May 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Sat, May 25, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of languages as we learn Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in Chinese! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Kia ora! Explore the mythology, art, and history of the Maori, the native people of New Zealand. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, May 30, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's characters are the Berenstain Bears!

Thu, May 30, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, May 30, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, May 30, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, May 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
Ann Yao performs cutting-edge interpretations of traditional material on the Guzheng. Professor Li Wei demonstrates Chinese calligraphy fundamental techniques and aesthetic values.

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Make a decorative tin display to showcase travel inspiration!

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
In colorful pirate garb, Katie brings these stories to life with a treasure chest full of props and costumes, vivid scenery, parrot puppets, and audience participation. Recommended for ages 4-10.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This series of workshops is designed for students to practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Journey through the stars with your little astronaut on this outer space adventure! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Discover creatures of the dark, then grab a magic paper flashlight and track down those creatures where they hide. Can you find them all? Recommended for ages 6-8.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, Jun 06, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Build and program LEGO Race Car with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Come meet the Book Bike and use your OCLS Library Card to check-out books at the Ocoee Community Market located at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center - 125 North Lakeshore Drive Ocoee, FL 34761.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English to continue to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of embroidery to create art and customize your clothes, bags, hats, and more! Perfect for beginners.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies & milk! This is a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment. Registration required.

Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore a new tabletop role-playing game every month as we play through a multitude of new releases and longstanding favorites. Recommended for adults.

Sat, Jun 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of embroidery while you stitch your sun, moon, and rising signs! Ages 10-17, all materials provided.
This event is full

Sun, Jun 09, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Junk journal, scrapbook, diary? Bring your imagination and join us to discover the possibilities of altered books at this monthly workshop. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Registration required.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
Come for great laughs, illusions, and magical fun. It's time for mayhem with an award-winning comedy magician and entertainer! Get ready to grin from ear to ear. Recommended for ages 0-12.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Go on an adventure through 'The Lord of the Rings' as we explore friendships throughout literature, and create our very own Hobbit doors. Speak 'Friend' and enter! Recommended for families.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Become an astronaut and explore the moon with stories, songs, and rhymes. At the end of the program your toddler will create a sensory art project. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Team up to make and break codes while learning about the life of Alan Turing. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Thu, Jun 13, 10:15am - 10:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:15am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Thu, Jun 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Build and program LEGO Recycling Truck with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English to continue to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of weaving as we make a coaster! We will be discussing warp, weft, and pattern design during class. Ages 10-17. Perfect for beginners!
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. Learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists and naturalization records.

Fri, Jun 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This series of workshops is designed for students to practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to install a zipper with this cute and functional project! Ages 10-12. Perfect for beginners!
This event is full

Sat, Jun 15, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Have you heard about D&D and want to see what it's all about? Are you an experienced player looking for a new party? Join us at the Library where every event is a new adventure!
This event is full

Sat, Jun 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to install a zipper with this cute and functional project! Ages 13-17. Perfect for beginners!

Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Back of Branch
Vocalist Shannon Rae will perform adored classics. Hear songs you'll enjoy, from the 1920’s to the 1970’s, to today. Participate in sing-alongs and musical games. Recommended for ages 55 and up.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Professor will demonstrate some amazing experiments like the Tesla Coil, Van der Graaf Generator, and more. Participants may even have the chance to touch 25,000 volts! Recommended for ages 0-12.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Can you hop like a frog? Waddle like a penguin? Run like a cheetah? See if you can move like the animals do! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.