Queens Library
ESOL Classes

Address:89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica NY 11432
World Wide Web: http://www.queenslibrary.org/services/new-americans-program/esol


Beginning and intermediate classes are offered for English instruction.

There are two terms per year, one in the Spring (February to May), and the other in Fall (September to December). Each class runs approximately twelve weeks, with two sessions a week, amounting to twenty four sessions per term.

Flyers for class registration and testing are distributed in July for Fall semester and December for Spring semester and are available in all the Queens Community Libraries. For information on class registrations, please call 718-480-4300.

Location information:

Many different library locations.  Please call.

Eligibility Requirements:

Class sizes are limited to 30-35. Students who must be turned away are given a library-prepared referral list of other free or low-cost ESOL programs in Queens. This list is updated three times a year via a telephone survey. The programs are listed by neighborhood and include the agency name, telephone number, address and availability of class levels. Students who are not able to register for a class in the library can use the list to find other nearby ESOL programs. ESOL Referral List

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Community Library classes are first come, first serve.  Central and Flushing are by mail-in lottery and application.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free

Services Offered:English as a Second Language
Target Groups(By Need):English Language Learners