The Adult Learner Program provides services, resources, and life-long learning opportunities to the changing communities of Queens.
There are seven Adult Learning Centers, with full-time professional staff and volunteers who tutor literacy groups and facilitate ESOL conversation groups. Centers also offer Basic Adult Education classes, video groups, writing groups, technology-assisted instruction, as well as ongoing tutor training provided by professional staff.
Offerings include ESOL classes for parents, learning activities for children, homework help for parents and children, and computer and parenting skills classes for parents.
Approximately 100 English for Speakers of Other languages (ESOL) classes are offered each year at 28 Queens Library locations.
Programs and activities for beginning to mid-level adult readers.
For adults who speak English and want to improve their reading and math skills in preparation for GED classes.
Volunteer to be Literacy Tutor or ESOL Facilitator.
For at-risk youth (ages 16 to 24) who have left school without the necessary reading, writing and math skills for a GED class.