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Friends of the Covington Library Meeting

Covington Library

Tuesday, September 01, 2015
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us! Everyone welcome.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Master Gardeners Questions & Answers

Covington Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Get expert advice on your plant and landscape questions from Master Gardeners. Available in the library lobby.



Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



Meet J.A. Jance

Covington Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and fifty-first novel), Dance of the Bones, out on September 8, 2015. In this book, Jance brings together two beloved protagonists, J.P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker, in her most suspenseful novel yet. Jance will talk ...

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Computer Class: Computer Basics

Covington Library

Monday, September 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn and practice important computer basics; explore the power of computers.

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Fostering Together-the fostercare program in South King County

Covington Library

Monday, September 14, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you thought about becoming a foster parent? If you are curious, want to know more or would like to know about the need in our community come and hear about the Fostering Together program. An all-free program that supports families looking to become licensed and provides support and resources to existing foster ...

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, September 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender Children & Teens

Covington Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gender specialist Aidan Key examines the topic of gender nonconformity in children and teens and identifies the best approaches for creating an inclusive, supportive environment for the entire community.

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, September 21, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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AARP Life Reimagined Checkup

Covington Library

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

A Life Reimagined Checkup is a local experience that helps people understand where they are in life and think about what their next move could be. Participants use a Life Reimagined journal (provided during the session) to reflect on different phases of their lives, their gifts, passions, and values, and goals for their ...

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, September 24, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, September 26, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



Fundamentals of Genealogy

Covington Library

Saturday, September 26, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Winona Laird, past president and current Education Chairperson for the South King County Genealogical Society.
Come to the library to learn about collecting your family records and how to start your family tree. Find out how to use many sources and repositories. Learn to stay organized by keeping a r...

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, September 28, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Computer Class: Internet Level 1

Covington Library

Monday, September 28, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Explore the benefits of the Internet. Practice Web navigation, searches, safety and security. Must be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Concussion Prevention and Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Covington Library

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

From youth sports to the professional level, sports-related brain injuries are a serious issue for athletes and their families. Join us for a panel discussion on the prevalence of sports-related concussions and how to protect your athlete.
Panelists include:
Stanley Herring, MD
Seattle Seahawks Team ...

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, October 01, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Covington Library

Saturday, October 03, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Purchase used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices. Proceeds support library programs and events. Donations welcome.

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, October 03, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, October 03, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



Friends of the Library Book Sale

Covington Library

Sunday, October 04, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Purchase used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices. Proceeds support library programs and events. Donations welcome.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, October 05, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Computer Class: Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1

Covington Library

Monday, October 05, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Discover Excel 2013 for work or home. Learn how tools are organized and begin using them. Must be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Friends of the Covington Library Meeting

Covington Library

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us! Everyone welcome.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, October 08, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, October 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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AARP Fraud Watch Network

Covington Library

Saturday, October 10, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Last year, 13 million people were victims of identity theft alone – that is one person every 2 seconds. The Fraud Watch Network presentation covers Fraud Trends and Behaviors, The Con Artist’s Playbook and Prevention ...

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, October 10, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, October 10, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, October 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Computer Class: Internet Level 2

Covington Library

Monday, October 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

See more and get more from the Web. Learn tabbed browsing, bookmarking, downloading and printing in-browser. Must be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Covi Adult Book Group

Covington Library

Thursday, October 15, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Under the Wide and Starry Skies by Nancy Horan
Please join this friendly group for a stimulating and lively book discussion.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, October 15, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, October 17, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Positive Endings: Planning Ahead

Covington Library

Saturday, October 17, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Dori Gillam of Senior Services will discuss the key decisions and documents for your final wishes, plus how to discuss your plans with your loved ones.

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, October 17, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, October 17, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, October 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Understanding and Building Your Personal Safety Net

Covington Library

Monday, October 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to assess and build “personal safety nets” for yourself and those close to you. Personal Safety Nets (www.personalsafetynets.org) will provide valuable insights for improving your “people gathering” skills, asking and inclusion skills, and ability to deal with whichever of life’s twists and turns are staring you in ...

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, October 22, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Create Your Own Graphic Novel Workshop

Covington Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ages 12 and older.

Create expressive faces and tricks while making less-than-perfect drawings look good! Workshop will also include narration, dialogue balloons, thought bubbles and sound effects used to create graphic novels.

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Creative Party Planning on a Budget

Covington Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

No more bowls of chips and boring salsa! Be ready for holiday parties and learn how to wow your guests with elegant fare without breaking the bank.

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, October 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Turning Your Craft into a Small Business

Covington Library

Monday, October 26, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ages 18 and older.

Do you love making stuff after work? Do friends ask to buy your work and are you starting to think about turning this hobby into a small business? Kristen has been a craft show vendor for 20 years and one of the organizers of Seattle’s largest indie craft show, Urban Craft Uprising. She’s also ...

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, October 31, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, October 31, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, October 31, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, November 02, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Friends of the Covington Library Meeting

Covington Library

Tuesday, November 03, 2015
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us! Everyone welcome.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, November 04, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, November 05, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, November 07, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Faith and Reason: Allies or Enemies?

Covington Library

Saturday, November 07, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

What is the relationship between faith and reason? Does religion help or hinder the development of critical thinking skills? Dr. David E. Smith, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Washington, explores these questions using four basic approaches to faith and reason found in philosophical literature and ...

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One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, November 07, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, November 09, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, November 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, November 14, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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Talk Time Class

Covington Library

Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Citizenship Classes

Covington Library

Saturday, November 21, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn how to become a United States Citizen. Study for the naturalization test, including civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Classes are free, join anytime!

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Genealogy Information Sessions

Covington Library

Saturday, November 21, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources and talk with friendly Society members.



One-on-One Computer Help

Covington Library

Saturday, November 21, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Monday, November 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Class

Covington Library

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn English grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills with an experienced instructor. Classes are free.

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