Slingerland Institute For Literacy 12729 Northup Way, Bellevue, WA98005 The Slingerland Institute For Literacy is a company that trains teachers how to teach dyslexic children. It works on a…More contracted basis with school districts all over the country in an effort to really make teachers understand how to help dyslexic children learn in the way that is best for them. Slingerland focuses primarily on reading, writing and multifunctional skills that work best for dyslexic kids.
Huntington Learning Center 1915 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98005 Huntington Learning Center offers subject tutoring for K-12 students as well as state test preparation. Reading, math,…More writing and study skills are a few of the most popular courses offered by Huntington Learning Center. In addition, SAT and ACT Test preparation is available from accredited tutors who have years of experience preparing students for these exams.
The Newport Way Library reopened in April 2011 after months of renovation. The library is a part of the King County…More Libarary system. As part of the system, patrons have access to more than 3 million items throughout the county-wide King County Library System.
The library, originally built in the 1970s, has been expanded to 8,700 square feet.
The expanded library includes a new bright windowed reading porch, a cushioned window seat and new furniture in the children's area, and an enlarged public meeting area with a cyber bar for laptop users. The front door was moved and the entry covered, and the library now has a new cedar shake roof.
In additional to the cosmetic upgrades, the library now has a well-insulated roof and walls, double-paned windows, and energy efficient light fixtures. More than 6,000 new books, magazines, movies, and CDs have been added, along with a self-check-in kiosk to ease material handling.
The $2.5 million update was made possible through a $172 million library capital bond approved by voters.