English Classes

On-line Registration Schedule


English for Speakers of Other Languages

Learn English at the Library. The library provides free ESOL/Civics classes for adults 17 and older whose first language is not English. The Library offers beginner and intermediate classes. In BPL ESOL classes, you practice listening, speaking, reading and writing English for everyday needs. English classes are taught by experienced teachers.

Free English classes meet two days per week for a total of 6 hours in libraries throughout Brooklyn.

<<Spring Registration Starts March 14th, 2016>>

We are now accepting registration for two new ESOL classes @.

Arlington library 

203 Arlington Ave. at Warwick St.

Marcy library 

617 DeKalb Ave. at Nostrand Ave.

Call 718.230.2024 to register 

Daytime, Evening and Weekend classes are available

Frequently Asked Questions

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Resources for English Language Learners
Contact Us

For one-on-one assistance or questions about Adult Education Classes at BPL, call or visit one of our five Adult Literacy Learning Centers.

This project is supported by generous grants from the New York State Education Department, Office of Adult Career, Continuing Education Services and the offices of New York City Councilmembers.