Tips and Tools for Financial Success

This practical guide on personal finance provides a foundation for learning about important life skills such as financial planning, budgeting, saving, investing, and borrowing. With helpful explanations, worksheets, vocabulary lists, and quizzes, each chapter covers a wealth of information on various financial topics. These resources can be used in a variety of educational settings. Materials benefit learners in one-to-one, small group, classroom or self-study situations.

Here We Are: Memoirs From A Legacy For Literacy

Here We Are: Memoirs From A Legacy For Literacy includes entries from 68 learners who come from 16 places of origin; assisted by forty-five tutors. Chapters include topics such as childhood, family, friendship, traditions, transitions and more.

Susan Bécam, the ELL & Literacy program coordinator headed up the project. In 2007 Ms. Bécam had the distinction of being named a Literacy Champion by the Massachusetts Literacy Foundation. Lauded for her visionary leadership, Bécam grew the library's literacy program from the 2001 enrollment, when it served roughly 40 adult English-language learners, to its current enrollment of upwards of 500. The publication project was funded through a generous grant from the Massachusetts Literacy Foundation and Verizon. Copies of the memoir may be checked out of the library's collection.