Adult and continuing education in the United States can trace its roots to the lyceum movement of the early 19th century, when hundreds of informal associations were established to offer lectures, class instruction, debates, and dramatic performances. Included in this era were "mechanics institutes," which offered what today would be called vocational education. Although the lyceum movement itself gradually died out, the concept of improving the social, intellectual, and moral fabric of society through lifelong learning persisted.
Jump to navigation. Get your game face on and enjoy modern board games at the library! This month, we are featuring Catan, where players collect resources to build the biggest civilization on the island of Catan.
Welcome to the Imagination Portal where you can find ways to explore and learn. Learning tools include books, videos, video games, and much more. Adult Services offers books, periodicals, and multimedia, private study rooms, readers advisory, a public computer lab, and a reference desk that answers questions in person and by phone.
Contact library staff with any questions, concerns or comments. Areas of responsibility are listed under each staff member or department. Our eNewsletter is also a good way to get the latest scoop! Tiffany Verzani, Library Director tverzani elmwoodparklibrary.
This database is an invaluable resource for not only scholars but also researchers in black studies, linguistics, the black literary heritage, and comparative studies. Ancestry Library Edition is a research tool offering the most comprehensive genealogical information available online, with more than 4 billion names in over 4, collections. At this time, you cannot use Ancestry Library Edition from your home computer; our license agreement with the providers of Ancestry Library Edition only permits use within the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library.
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NPL Adult Literacy supports organizations serving adult learners by offering information, access to education technologies and tools, and professional development. Every 3 months, join us for a conference designed to increase your impact. Choose from an engaging menu of options including breakout sessions, panel discussions, and networking.
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn's final screen pairing. Read more … Adult Anime Club. Born and raised in Connecticut, Hepburn had a career in stage, film and television that reflected the changing role of women in American society.
Fall River Public Library owns approximatelyitems, including print and digital media. It is part of a regional system called SAILSoffering members access to resources from more than 70 libraries. Free or reduced-price passes to local musuems and attractions are available at the Circulation Desk of the Main Library.
Because we constantly look for ways to inform, entertain, and enrich our patrons, programming for adults changes frequently. Check our event listing often, but plan on activities that recur throughout the month. A dog-centric series aimed toward establishing good ownership practices and building relationships between dog owners and their canine companions.