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Adult Literacy

 

 

MissionLiteracy Program sign - photo

The Onondaga County Public Library's Adult Literacy Program offers a variety of materials and services in support of our mission to assist our adult learners in becoming "information literate," and to help them on a path to lifelong learning. Information literacy includes:

All About Public Libraries

This video explains all about public libraries.

It was designed especially for ESOL students.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPzJoQb9D4A]

 

New Database

Pronunciator

A global literacy tool to enable speakers of any of 50 languages can learn to speak any of 60 new languages.  Learn to understand and speak a new language in everyday situations through activities, drills and quizzes. You can also choose from other available learning aids, such as films, music and audio files.  Content is available for learners of all ages. You will need a personal email in order to set up your Pronunciator account. Mobile apps are available for a variety of devices

User Manual in English and Spanish

 

Tours

Library tours for basic education and ESOL classes are offered at the Central Library. Tours can focus on how to get a library card, how to use the catalog, using the Literacy Resource Center, job searching and career advancement, world language collection and the literacy computer lab.


To schedule a tour or get more information, please call: 315-435-1835


Location

Central Library
447 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202


Hours

Monday: 11:00 AM - 4:50 PM

Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 7:20 PM

Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 7:20 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM - 4:50 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM - 4:50 PM

Saturday: 11:00 AM - 4:50 PM

Sunday: closed

 

New Databases

ProCitizen
100 videos with interactive exercises to prepare New Americans for the Naturalization Test. You will need a personal email in order to set up your ProCitizen account.


Pronunciator

A global literacy tool to enable speakers of any of 50 languages can learn to speak any of 60 new languages.  Learn to understand and speak a new language in everyday situations through activities, drills and quizzes. You can also choose from other available learning aids, such as films, music and audio files.  Content is available for learners of all ages. You will need a personal email in order to set up your Pronunciator account. Mobile apps are available for a variety of devices

User Manual in English and Spanish

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Last updated: September 25, 2015