Literacy is...the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.”
Ascension Parish Library Adult Literacy Program (APLALP) provides literacy support, free of charge, to adults through a network of trained tutors. It is our vision to help adults improve their reading and writing skills to reach their potential as workers, parents, community members, and life-long learners.
Early Literacy Events at the
Numerous studies show that as many as one in five children have difficulties learning to read. Public education doesn't typically start until ages 5-6. Before then, you are your childs first education provider. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a simply and fun way to help your little one develop early literacy skills.
The idea is simple. The goal is to read 1,000 books to your child before Kindergarten. Yes! You can repeat books. It sounds like a lot, but you can do it! If you read just one book a night, you will have read 1,095 books in just 3 years! Register at any Ascension Parish Library location or click the icon above to register online. You can track your reading online or pick up a print copy of a reading log when you register at the library. Sign up today, and you will receive a free story book to get you started. Then, earn fun prizes along the way!
August 19 and 21, 2019 at 10:00am | Join Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales for English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutor Training! Registration Required. For more information or to register call 225-647-3955.
August 20 and 22, 2019 at 10:00 am | Join Ascension Parish Library in Donaldsonville for English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutor Training! Registration Required. For more information or to register call 225-473-8052.
Strengthen Your Computer Skills
Introduction to Windows 10
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Job Searching on the Internet
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