Free Comic Book Day

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Comic books can be a useful addition to your ESL learning. Reading comic books can help you to improve your English vocabulary, writing and knowledge about culture. Reading comic books is a FUN way to learn English!! On Saturday May 2 the Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library and the TOM Thomson Art Gallery are having a FREE Comic Book Day. You can pick up your free comic book in the Youth Services Department of the library. A number of comic book focused events will be taking place at the library on May 2. More information about Comic Book Day can be found at Owen Sound Library.


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Janis’s ESL Links offers a group of useful resources from the Internet to help you study English. This is a brilliant website with an abundance of online practice activities all prepared into different topics. Each topic contains listening, reading, vocabulary, related grammar, and links to a variety of sites on the web!



TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. Words are highlighted as they’re read out so you can follow along. A Language Learning section is available which contains picture books translated into other languages. There are currently books in Spanish, French, Chinese, and Russian! If you would like to access TumbleBook in Bruce or Grey County the site can be found at, Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library, Hanover Public Library and Bruce County Public Library.