The Library offers programs for immigrants in multiple languages. From citizenship classes to English conversation groups, family cultural events and adult literacy courses, BPL's branches are welcoming spaces for all Brooklynites. Library programs are free and open to the public.

BPL's Learning Centers help adults improve their reading and writing skills. From basic to advanced literacy classes and preparing adult learners to take their high school equivalency test to assisting emerging and established business owners improve their English skills, we offer a variety of adult literacy and educational programs. Learn more.

Practice speaking English in small conversation groups led by trained volunteers. Find a discussion group.

BPL offers special programming and services for patrons over 50, in multiple languages. Learn more.

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