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Helping Struggling Readers

2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 15:00:00 America/New_York Helping Struggling Readers Isabel Turner Branch

Saturday, February 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 15:00:00 America/New_York Helping Struggling Readers This presentation will explain why some children struggle to learn to read, and then show participants some of the first critical steps in teaching their children to read. Isabel Turner Branch

Isabel Turner Branch

Cataraqui Room

This presentation will explain why some children struggle to learn to read, and then show participants some of the first critical steps in teaching their children to read.

This presentation will focus on K and primary students, but the information will be applicable to older students as well.

Jan MacLean B.Sc.(O.T.), M.Sc. is the founder of The Reading Clinic in Kingston.  Since 2001 the centre’s YES! Reading, YES! Writing and YES! Math programs have helped hundreds of students achieve success.  Jan is a Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist and a Certified Orton-Gillingham Educator and Practitioner.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning |

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Isabel Turner Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

Hours
Mon, Mar 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 31 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 02 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 04 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 05 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming branch events

Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
For ages 6 and under. Join us for two puppet shows: The Princess and the Pea, and Pig's Picnic. Free tickets required.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
For children of all ages. Anna, Elsa, and friends leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land, seeking the origins of Elsa's power to save the kingdom.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting for the Isabel Turner branch Teen Advisory Group.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This venerable Kingston organization stays relevant by focussing on the preservation of wildlife and natural habitats, stimulating people’s interest in nature, and by operating two nature reserves.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 4:40pm
For ages 3 to 5. Explore and discover! Blending simple experiments with stories and songs, the program will introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts to young scientists.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
For ages 8 to 13. Explore the art of picture book illustration. Discover techniques used by contemporary book illustrators, and unleash your inner artist!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
For ages 2 to 6. Join a small group for a fun-filled, interactive storytime. This program is geared towards children who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cataraqui Room
For ages 7 to 10. Come listen to Earth fables and myths from around the world and share your Earth expertise in our trivia challenge! Participants will also create a craft to take home.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 4:40pm
For ages 3 to 5. Explore and discover! Blending simple experiments with stories and songs, the program will introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts to young scientists.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
For ages 8 to 13. Explore the art of picture book illustration. Discover techniques used by contemporary book illustrators, and unleash your inner artist!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
For ages 2 to 6. Join a small group for a fun-filled, interactive storytime. This program is geared towards children who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs.

Fri, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cataraqui Room
A "repeat performance" of the popular workshop about how to research your family tree.
Registration opens Saturday, April 11 2020 at 9:00am

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Mon, Apr 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cataraqui Room
For ages 8 to 12. Learn to express your love of all things horsey at this creative program! Discover new horse books, practice drawing horses, and learn how to write your own horse story!
Registration opens Saturday, April 11 2020 at 9:00am

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 4:40pm
For ages 3 to 5. Explore and discover! Blending simple experiments with stories and songs, the program will introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts to young scientists.

Tue, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gates Room
Phones are fickle, but that doesn't mean you can't keep your memories safe! Join this workshop to learn how to backup your precious memories so you don't lose them. Apple products only.
Registration opens Saturday, April 18 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Gates Room
Phones are fickle, but that doesn't mean you can't keep your memories safe! Join this workshop to learn how to backup your precious memories so you don't lose them. Android products only.
Registration opens Saturday, April 18 2020 at 9:00am

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
For ages 8 to 13. Explore the art of picture book illustration. Discover techniques used by contemporary book illustrators, and unleash your inner artist!

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Canceled
Fri, May 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
For ages 2 to 6. Join a small group for a fun-filled, interactive storytime. This program is geared towards children who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs.

Canceled
Sat, May 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Canceled
Mon, May 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Mon, May 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cataraqui Room
Monthly meeting for the Isabel Turner branch Teen Advisory Group.