Instructor Bobby Gordon, foreground, leads a discussion group last week with a few of the 11 members of an English learners conversation group offered by the Potsdam Library. From left are Christina, from China, and Abdul and Manal, from Saudi Arabia. Other participants in the class come from Sudan, Thailand, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, and Jordan. North Country This Week photo by Cheryl Shumway. To read more about the library's English literacy program, visit here.