Brooklyn Public Library offers both Virtual English Conversation Groups online on Zoom, and in-person English Conversation Groups at select branches.  See the schedule below, or you can also find these events in our online calendar.

The groups on Thursday and Friday mornings, marked ** (with an asteriks) are best for intermediate and advanced English Language Learners.

---If you are interested in observing or volunteering in a Virtual English Conversation Group, please email a[email protected] before registering for any programs.---

Below is the list of all Virtual English Conversation Groups. Click here to register for a group, or to check if a group is canceled.

  • Mondays at 6:00 pm   

  • Tuesdays at 2:00pm - Open group with no instructor

  • Wednesdays at 11:00am

  • Wednesdays at 1:00pm 

  • Thursdays at 10:30am** 

  • Thursdays at 2:00 pm 

  • Fridays at 10:30am**

  • Fridays at 2:00pm 

  • Saturdays at 11:00 am    

In-Person English Conversation Groups:

Location Day and Time

Brighton Beach Library

Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Brooklyn Heights Library 

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Central Library, Info Commons

Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm

Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm (meets in Business & Career Center)

Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00pm

Wednesdays, 11:00am-12:30pm

Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm 

Fridays, 1:00-3:00pm 

Cortelyou Library

Mondays, 10:30am-12:00pm

Cypress Hills Library

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm 

Flatbush Library

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm 

Fort Hamilton Library

Mondays, 4:00-5:30pm

Homecrest Library

Thursdays, 12:00-1:30pm 

Mapleton Library

Saturdays, 4:00-5:30pm

Sheepshead Bay Library

Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:00pm

Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm 

Washington Irving Library

Thursdays, 5:15 - 7:00pm 

Williamsburgh Library

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm