SPRING REGISTRATION IS CLOSED - FALL REGISTRATION WILL OPEN JULY 2022. Attend an HSE Information Session to learn more about our program and services. Click on the form below. 

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned our in-person classes to an online format. Online classes are fully online with live virtual class meetings each week using Zoom and Google Classroom. There's still time to register for the next cycle, click here: bit.ly/virtual-hse.

If you need help connecting to social services such as childcare referrals, housing assistance, learn how to connect with employment opportunities, navigate college and training programs, and more, we can assist you! We're offering free one-on-one in-person social services sessions (case management).
Click here to sign up now.

Do you need to improve your reading and writing skills? We can help.

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning Centers provide free innovative educational programs for adult learners and speakers of other languages. Through books, technology and interactive classroom instruction taught by professional and friendly instructors and tutors, adults build the skills needed to meet their personal, educational and employment goals.

There are five Adult Learning Centers with full-time professional staff and volunteers who are ready to help you reach your goals with FREE programs and classes. Groups/classes are for participants 17 years and older who are functioning below the high school level. Emphasis is on Reading, Writing, and HSE preparation. All programs and classes are available mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

What we do
  • Basic Literacy
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Assist with obtaining your high school equivalency diploma (HSE) in English or Spanish
  • Brush up on your skills by enrolling in a Fast Track HSE class
  • Take the GED exam (English or Spanish)
  • Earn an industry recognized credential (medical billing or food handler)
  • Citizenship Prep
  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Educational workshops
  • Case management services