As everyone knows February 14 is Valentine’s Day, a day that has deep historic roots that go further back than the Middle Ages when the day was celebrated with religious feasts. However, our celebrations now are a lot different than those many years ago. Today, people commonly share cards and candy to celebrate love or friendship with one another instead of attending a feast.

Many of the gifts we are used to seeing in the stores year after year have become cliche in our culture, so why not celebrate your love of learning instead of  giving roses and a box of chocolates this Valentine’s Day?

Here are 4 ways you can celebrate your love of learning this Valentine’s Day:

  1. Spread the word about the Adult Learning Center. Do you have a friend or relative who’s going back to school or who may need help with reading? Let them know about our services. We have tools to help them succeed.
  2. Volunteer to be a tutor. If you have a skill or interest, chances are we have a student who could benefit from your knowledge. You don’t have to have a specific degree or a teaching background, only a desire to help others.
  3. Learn a new skill by becoming a student. Maybe it’s been a few years since you’ve explored a new area of learning. If you have something you’d like to learn, we’d like to help you achieve that goal.
  4. Attend our program “Dropping Back In” Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 7-8pm in the library’s auditorium. America’s dropout crisis impacts nearly every community. Find out more about this crisis and how it’s affecting Henry County.

Molly Gore is the Adult Learning Center Coordinator. Interested in becoming a tutor or learning a new skill?
Contact her at mollyg@nchcpl.lib.in.us or (765) 529-0362 ext. 1315