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  • Title: Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258 - Home
    Descriptive info: .. Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258.. Home.. About Us.. Contact Us.. Calendar.. PARTICIPATE.. Adults.. Families.. Lifelong Learning.. Volunteers.. COMING UP.. Travellin' Toddler Time.. Lifelong Learning.. NEWS.. QCRC in the media.. QCRC Blog.. Karaoke Idol.. CONNECT.. SUBSCRIBE.. to QCRC'S e-updates.. Quebec City Reading Council.. is a volunteer-based.. not-for-profit organization.. All our services are free and in English.. We give free, private lessons  ...   English for parents and families.. If you can.. understand.. and communicate.. in.. English,.. you will be able to.. participate.. in any program or activity QCRC offers.. CONTACT QCRC.. Phone: 418-681-1258.. Email: info@qcrc.. org.. Web: www.. qcrc.. QCRC.. 3005, William-Stuart, #201.. Quebec, QC G1W 1V4.. QCRC receives funding from le Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.. To Read and Write is Everyone's Right..

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  • Title: About Us - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Click here to view basic program information.. About.. the.. Quebec City Reading Council is a volunteer-based not-for-profit organization.. We promote and.. support lifelong learning through a variety of free services to adults and families in the Quebec City area.. QCRC Background.. Quebec City Reading Council has been providing literacy services to residents of Quebec City for close to 35 years, and is funded by the Ministry of Education in Quebec (MELS).. We collaborate with.. a wide range of community partners.. in order to meet the needs of our community.. QCRC Volunteers.. We recruit and train volunteers to deliver customized literacy services to the population at large.. Volunteers also support the mission and mandate of the organization through targeted community networking and sitting on the QCRC Board of Directors.. Click here for more about volunteering with QCRC.. Literacy/Essential Skills  ...   in some way struggle with basic literacy challenges.. This is true in everyday life, when things are going well.. So, we could ask ourselves, how much stress and strain do these challenges cause on them when things are not going so well, or when a difficult situation arises? More than we can imagine.. Keep reading.. --.. QCRC Programs Services.. Our programming is organized into three main categories: Adult Literacy Services, Family Literacy Services, and Sensitization-Community Awareness.. We work with families to develop strong literacy skills early in their child s development.. We offer tutoring for adults seeking assistance with Essential Skills such as reading, writing, mathematics and computer skills.. We also offer educational opportunities for English-speaking seniors in the Quebec City area, and participate in/organize a number of community events each year.. View basic programs.. View detailed program information..

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  • Title: Contact Us - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Contact Us.. E.. xecutive Director:.. Cathy Nolan.. cathy_nolan@qcrc.. Coordinator:.. Position currently vacant.. info@qcrc.. org.. Phone.. : 418 681 1258.. E-mail:.. 3005 William Stuart.. Quebec (QC).. G1W 1V4.. Subscribe to our mailing list to be informed about upcoming activities and events.. Submit a comment to QCRC.. Name.. *.. First.. Last.. Email or Phone Number.. Comment..  ...   through a variety of free services to adults and families in the Quebec City area.. Quebec City Reading Council is funded in full by the Ministry of Education in Quebec.. (MELS.. ).. QCRC has active partnerships with key community groups.. These partnerships help each organization to work together for the collective benefit of our community..

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  • Title: Calendar - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Click on an event title below to see all event details.. For additional details, and reviews and photos of past events,.. visit our blog.. CALENDAR COLOR KEY.. Family-oriented.. Lifelong Learning Program.. General Public.. (incl.. workshops).. Email Updates.. can keep you up to date.. about future QCRC events.. Click here.. to sign up for our email updates.. 3005 William Stuart, Quebec (QC) G1W 1V4..

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  • Title: Programs - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Program Basics.. Click here for more detailed program information.. Free Programs for Families.. Free Lending Library.. Available at the.. Take-A-Break activity.. First and third Friday of each month.. For more information, please contact QCRC (418-681-1258) or Jeffery Hale Community Services (418-684-5333).. for short list of "pre-reading" book suggestions for toddlers.. The second Friday of each month.. Registration is essential - please contact us to register, 418-681-1258 or info@qcrc.. View TTT schedule  ...   throughout the year.. Some examples are:.. Reading, writing and math.. Study for your driving permit.. Study for Canadian Citizenship.. Learn new computer skills.. Get help filling in forms (income tax, government forms, etc.. Lifelong Learning Program.. A series of interesting, informative, and informal learning opportunities offered in English.. FOR MORE INFORMATION.. :.. for full program description.. to view upcoming sessions.. View the.. LLL events calendar.. INFORMATION REGISTRATION.. 418-681-1258.. OR.. www.. lifelonglearningquebec..

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  • Title: Lifelong Learning Program - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: The.. The Lifelong Learning Program (LLL) is an on-going series.. of interesting, informative, and informal learning opportunities.. offered in English in the Quebec City area.. Click for the Lifelong Learning website..

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  • Title: Volunteers - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Volunteer with QCRC.. Our programs would not be the same without the contributions of our community volunteers.. We greatly appreciate your time and energy, and provide the support and training necessary to ensure you enjoy your experience with us.. We have many types of volunteer opportunities, which you will find listed on the volunteer application.. Volunteer Appreciation.. View 2012-2013 volunteer appreciation.. WE ARE RECRUITING:.. Click here to view current call for volunteers (03.. 2013).. On-going recruitment for tutors for adult learners.. We seek tutors for basic computer skills (Microsoft Office programs, basic internet navigation, etc.. We seek tutors for math and reading/writing.. Tutors will be provided necessary training prior to being matched with a student.. TUTORING.. Our tutoring program assists adult learners and continuing education students from the Quebec City community.. We primarily offer tutoring for three essential life skills: reading and writing, math, and computer skills.. This program is student-driven, and we focus on the current material each individual is working through.. This might be studying for a driving permit or citizenship test, completing course work in a continuing education program, or simply improving one's computer skills.. As a  ...   your interests.. We request all volunteer applicants complete our application form.. Don't worry about sending in a resume, but please take a few minutes to fill out our volunteer application.. We offer three options for doing so.. Fill out application online.. - Click the link to fill out online.. Fill out application on computer.. - Download the PDF (below), fill it out, save it and email it back to us.. Fill out application by hand -.. Download the PDF (below), print it, fill it out and return it to us by mail, or when you come in for your meeting.. Following the completion of the application, we like to arrange a meeting, to ensure we find the right volunteer assignment for you.. When you are ready, please let Bethann Merkle, our Program Coordinator, know when you might be available for a meeting.. Also, feel free to contact her if you have any questions about the application form.. You can reach Bethann by emailing info@qcrc.. org, or by calling 418-681-1258.. T.. hank you in advance for your time enthusiasm!.. qcrc_volunteer_application_form_10.. 2012.. pdf.. File Size:.. 149 kb.. File Type:.. pdf.. Download File..

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  • Title: Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258 - Toddler Time
    Descriptive info: December Toddler Time: Let it snow!.. 11/14/2013.. Friday, December 13th.. 9:30 a.. m.. - 11:00 a.. St.. Brigid's (1645 chemin Saint-Louis).. Maximum of 12 tots.. Toddler Time is a fun monthly activity just for 3 and 4 year olds.. Participants sing songs, enjoy stories and creative activities, and socialize with other children.. Use the links to the right to learn more about the program, or to find seasonal activities to enjoy with a toddler you know.. To reserve your place for the next session, please call 418-681-1258 or email.. DETAILS FOR PARENTS.. Please contact QCRC directly at.. or 418-681-1258 to confirm if you are coming.. for 2013-2014 schedule more program information, including the target age range, participant limit, etc.. As usual for St.. Brigid's Toddler Time sessions, parking is free.. You do not have to pay at the parking kiosk.. Please plan to bring a change of shoes or warm socks, and bring a bag for crafts and take home resources.. In case of a major snow storm or an illness, the event might be cancelled.. To that end, please do let us know if you plan to come, so we are able to notify you if necessary.. November Toddler Time: Mittens!.. 10/23/2013.. Friday, November 8th theme is Mittens!.. - 11:30 a..  ...   and even practicing writing colour words.. The ideas included in this resource packet are really only a starting point.. We encourage you to explore the possibilities online or in other printed resource materials, and to be creative right along with your children!.. Download COLOURS resource packet.. Seasonal books and related activities (pres-schoolers).. 10/02/2013.. This list of books and ideas.. may be useful for parents interested in engaging their children in seasonally appropriate activities.. October Toddler Time: Colours!.. 10/01/2013.. This month, Toddler Time will take place at.. Brigid's.. on October 18th.. The theme is.. , and QCRC will be coordinating the event with our new volunteer assistant, Sheryl Kampenhout and our stalwart volunteer, Adriana Gupta.. We are also excited to welcome Jeanne Nivischiuk, from.. Be Active Quebec.. , who will be helping out on the 18th.. As usual for St-Bridgid's Toddler Time sessions, parking will be provided.. When you park in the lot in front of the building, you do not need to pay for parking.. In case of a major snow storm or an illness at St.. Brigid's, the event might be cancelled.. Previous.. Busy?.. TTT email updates provide ideas, reminders more!.. Subscribe.. 2013-2014 schedule.. Print schedule.. Search by topic.. All.. Activities & Ideas.. Schedule.. Take Home Packet.. Update.. What Is Toddler Time?..

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  • Title: Category: Qcrc In The Media - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Thank you, QCRC volunteers!.. 04/26/2013.. It is National Volunteer Week, which offers us a great opportunity to thank all our stellar volunteers.. We greatly appreciate your time and energy!.. Thank you ad in this week's issue of the.. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph.. To ensure you get a copy,.. click on either image to find a list of newsstands.. which stock the QCT.. Volunteer of the Year.. Tamika Harton.. The Quebec City Reading Council hounours.. Tamika for her outstanding performance as a.. volunteer tutor for adult learners seeking.. to improve their Literacy and Essential Skills.. See below for QCRC President's speech, made when Tamika received her award.. TEXT FROM QCRC PRESIDENT'S AWARD SPEECH:.. Each year, QCRC honours a volunteer who has made a special contribution to the organization in some way.. This year, we would like to bestow that honour on one of our tutors.. This lady has been tutoring with us since last October, and during that time has worked with five students.. She has worked one-on-one and with a small group, she has engaged her students at every level, and they have made enormous progress under her tutelage.. In addition, she is great to work with,.. not that any of our volunteers aren't!.. She  ...   some of the highlights.. See the first article (.. Adult Learners' Week celebrates lifelong learning.. ) for specific information about why we celebrate Adult Learners, and what it is like to be one.. We'll have a special post up soon, featuring the 2013 edition of Karaoke Idol in video!.. Click image to view article.. QCRC programs in the news.. 11/28/2012.. In the past few months, various QCRC programs have received attention from our local newspaper, the.. Friends of QCRC may enjoy taking a look at these articles.. Click on the images to view the full articles.. Feel free to.. contact us directly.. if you are interested in any of the programs mentioned.. LLL - Japanese Cultural Series.. Spotlight on local programs for seniors.. QCRC honored by.. Central Quebec School Board.. LLL spring social.. QCRC blog.. This blog provides highlights of volunteer opportunities, programs, and other activities we organize to promote and support lifelong learning for everyone in our community.. E-newsletter.. Click to SUBSCRIBE.. to the QCRC newsletter!.. Resources for families.. View resources, ideas, and activities for families with young readers.. Search blog by topic:.. About Qcrc.. Book Swap.. Community.. Event Or Activity.. Family.. Free.. Literacy.. Qcrc In The Media.. Tutoring.. Volunteer.. RSS Feed..

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  • Title: Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258 - QCRC Blog
    Descriptive info: It's time for Toddler Time again!.. 10/07/2013.. This month, Toddler Time will take place at.. We are also excited to welcome Jeanne.. Nivischiuk, from.. Autumn 2013 "Welcome Back" message:.. 09/01/2013.. We have enjoyed the summer, but are excited about what autumn will bring.. We look forward to seeing you soon, and invite you to mark your calendars for QCRC and Lifelong Learning's first community event of the 2013-2014 year.. JOIN QCRC LLL at VEQ's ANNUAL FALL FEST.. Saturday, September 14.. 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.. Vincent Elementary (995 Wolfe Avenue).. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.. You - our volunteers and program participants - are our best representatives.. Your enthusiasm and firsthand experience showcase our programs so well.. We hope you will be interested in sharing an hour or two of your time to help us spread the word about QCRC programs.. We would like to have volunteers from Lifelong Learning and our tutoring program, as well as our family literacy activities.. Please contact Bethann Merkle to sign up: call 418-681-1258 or email.. This will also be a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and program participants, to sign up for other volunteer opportunities, and to learn more about all of our programs.. We hope to see you there!.. Cathy and Bethann.. Karaoke Idol 2013.. 05/24/2013.. Video highlights of our annual Karaoke Idol event for 2013.. More details in the previous post about Adult Learners' Week 2013.. FREE Community Book Swap.. 03/18/2013.. Please join us for our FREE Annual Community Book Swap, in celebration of Adult Education Week!.. It is as simple as this: Bring a book to exchange, and pick out a new one to take home.. Please tell your friends!.. The Book Swap is easily accessible by car (free parking!) or bus (routes 25, 13, 800/801).. If you would like to share posters or flyers about the event, please contact us for the PDFs.. FREE ANNUAL COMMUNITY BOOK SWAP.. April 10, 2013.. 6:00-8:00 PM.. Eastern Quebec Learning Centre (cafeteria).. 3005, William-Stuart (Corner of Lavigerie and chemin St-Louis).. We welcome books in good condition:.. Please understand that we cannot accept textbooks, periodicals or books that are in poor condition.. Books can be in any language.. Children's books are always appreciated!.. Not sure if your book is appropriate? Don't worry, our volunteers will be available to help you decide.. CONTACT QCRC:.. 418-681-1258.. LLL April series: International Celebrations.. Please note, due to health and safety requirements, pre-registration will be required for.. all activities in 2013.. Please be sure to register well in advance to assure your place.. As long as humans have.. gathered together,.. celebrations have existed.. First related to the seasons and religious beliefs, they often involve rituals, symbols, traditions and eating special food set these days apart from the others.. Today, celebrations are usually.. a time to get out of the day-to-day routine, and to have fun with family and friends.. These holidays may be religious or secular (national days), and can also commemorate a person or a group of person (Scouts) or a cause (literacy).. SERIES INFO.. Moderator: Nancy Masson-Lagacé.. April 11, 18, 25; 1:00-3:00 PM @ Valcartier Family Centre (1039 Wolfe Avenue, in Ste-Foy).. Max of 16 participants, no drop-ins accepted.. Accessibility: free parking; building all on one level with no stairs.. MORE DETAILS.. In this series, we will explore.. many aspects of celebrations.. We will consider some Canadian holidays, and see how different cultural groups observe them.. We will also compare our holidays to those of different parts of the world.. We'll see what is common and what isn't.. We will try to understand some of the symbols and their meanings, as well as the history, legends and traditions which make these holidays so interesting.. Specific questions that may be addressed include:.. What are the holidays or events in the month of April? There is practically one for each day.. Where do our Christian  ...   pre-register for 2013 sessions, and bring a friend to show them what Lifelong Learning is all about.. Please reserve your place by calling 418-681-1258 or emailing.. com.. "World Music Appreciation Series".. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; maximum of 16 participants.. February 13, 20 27.. 10:00 AM - noon.. U.. S.. Consulate (2 Place Terrasse Dufferin Quebec City, QC G1R 4T9).. Mary Linklater, a local musician and music teacher, will be animating the first series of 2013.. Linklater, who some readers may know from her Green Roof Productions Salons at the U.. Consulate, has travelled the world and will share her knowledge and enthusiasm for global music traditions.. *DUE TO SECURITY RESTRICTIONS AT THE CONSULATE, NO DROP-INS WILL BE ACCEPTED.. MARCH 2013.. Meditation with The Reverend Katherine Burgess.. Pre-registration required; maximum of 16 participants.. March 14 21; 11:00 AM - noon.. Lifelong Learning Room, EQLC room # 201 (3005 William-Stuart).. Meditation is a centuries old practice that is becoming new again.. From Zen Buddhists to Christians to New-Agers, everyone wants to do it.. However, it is not only religious in nature.. Meditation can be beneficial for many people, and the reasons for practicing it are as numerous as the practitioners.. If you have always been interested in learning how to meditate, or if you are just curious, this is the opportunity for you see what it is all about.. ACCESSIBILITY.. Eastern Quebec Learning Centre.. Please note that parking is free at EQLC, and the #25 bus stops right at the corner of chemin Saint-Louis and William-Stuart.. The cafeteria is located on the first floor, and is accessible by a short wide flight of stairs or a chair lift.. 1 week's notice necessary to arrange access to the lift.. The Lifelong Learning Room is located on the second floor, and is accessible via two short, wide flights of stairs.. Consulate.. Parking is limited in this area (near the Château Frontenac), but some buses pass by the Château.. The Consulate recommends carpooling.. The U.. Consulate is accessible from the street by two short, wide flights of stairs.. Happy Family Literacy Day!.. 01/22/2013.. Family Literacy Day happens every year on January 27, and offers us a great reminder that we can learn from everyday moments.. Learning does not have to be expensive, hard, or complicated, and learning can happen at any time.. This year, we encourage everyone to take 5 and read whether you read with a child, an adult, a family member, friend or perfect stranger.. Taking 5 minutes to read on Family Literacy Day, or all week long, can reinforce the importance of strong reading, writing, math, and computer skills.. Since 1999, when Family Literacy Day began, the Quebec City Reading Council has been helping local families enjoy this day.. It is a fun opportunity to remember the importance of reading, writing, math and computers, and sharing ideas about how to have fun with everyday learning.. Click here for information about other QCRC programs and activities.. Additional ideas for incorporating Family Literacy Day into School and family learning fun can be as simple as 1, 2, 3.. ONE.. idea is to help children have fun with words.. Encourage knock-knock jokes, look for the alphabet while traveling, or write a story, poem, or note to someone special.. TWO.. have fun with numbers.. Ask children to think about how they use numbers in everyday life - while cooking and measuring ingredients for recipes, playing hide-and-seek, or when planning a trip.. THREE.. have fun with computers.. Develop children s technology literacy skills by reading an e-book story, playing educational games, researching the answer to a question, or even writing their own story and emailing it to friends and family.. Visit ABC Life Literacy Canada s website.. to find more information, ideas, and activities help you to celebrate this year s Family Literacy Day.. Read Family Literacy Day info in the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph!..

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  • Title: Category: Karaoke Idol - Quebec City Reading Council 418 681 1258
    Descriptive info: Karaoke highlights essential skills & builds community!.. 04/12/2012.. 3rd ANNUAL KARAOKE IDOL.. March 28, 2012.. Students and staff.. celebrated Adult Learners Week.. with an enthusiastic turnout at the 3rd edition of our "Karaoke Idol" contest.. A collaboration between Quebec City Reading Council and Eastern Quebec Learning Centre, this event highlights our partnership, as well as the supportive and positive learning environment enjoyed by students, staff and the community at EQLC.. QCRC Executive Director, Cathy Nolan explains:.. "This  ...   life.. And, as lifelong learners, we are learning to embrace technology, we are learning about podcasts, iPads, downloading educational material from iTunes; even as we learn to read the lyrics of our favourite songs we get to share these experiences with our peers and have a great time in doing so.. The Board of Directors of QCRC is so very proud that Quebec City Reading Council is such a vibrant part of Adult Learners Week in Quebec!"..

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