Prepare for Citizenship
Attend free Citizenship classes at the library. Classes meet 4-6 hours per week for 11 weeks. Evening, morning and weekend class schedules available.
Improve your English. Prepare for the interview and review all topics on the naturalization test. For more information, 
call 718.230.2007.  FLIERS: English Español Français Kreyòl
Legal Services
The Prepare for Citizenship program offers free naturalization application legal services in partnership with Catholic Migration Services
For more information, call 
718.236.3000 or view fliers:
Immigration legal help is also available with Immigrant Justice Corps.  Call 718.230.2042 to make an appointment.
Citizenship Study Groups
Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the citizenship exam.
CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshops
Fill out an N-400 naturalization application and meet with a lawyer on site. This program is offered monthly at the Central Library Info Commons in partnership with CitizenshipWorks and the New Americans Campaign.
See a list of websites, books and organizations to help you to prepare for citizenship.

Upcoming Citizenship Programs:

New Americans Corners

Every library in Brooklyn has a New Americans Corner filled with Citizenship and Immigration info. View branch hours and locations.

New Americans Corners materials include:

Read about us in the News:
El Diario | June 11, 2015
NTD June 11, 2015
Brooklyn News 12 | April 11, 2015
Daily News April 9, 2015


This initiative is sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library’s Department of Outreach Services, which has been established with the generous support of The Charles H. Revson Foundation.

The Prepare for Citizenship Program is offered in partnership with Catholic Migration Services through the generous support of a USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant. The Citizenship classes described on this page are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under Grant Award Number DHS-14-CIS-010-002. The views and conclusions contained on this page are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Department of Homeland Security does not endorse any products or commercial services mentioned on this website.