Letter to the editor:
We’d like to offer our thanks to the San Juan Island Community Foundation for their support for the Library’s English Language Learning program.
This generous grant means that adult immigrants studying English have workbooks in which to write exercises. More importantly, the grant from the Foundation means that while they are at the library, the only thing parents need to focus on is learning English, since their children are engaged in an enrichment program during class time.
The foundation grant supports the costs of the special program for kids who get help with English skills, hear stories, receive homework help, and participate in activities and crafts. Thanks to all of you who support the Community Foundation and helped to make this happen.
The program is well-attended, but there are still spaces for additional students to join.
Laurie Orton, Director
Beth Helstien, Outreach Coordinator