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Queens Library
Adult Learner Program


Also Known As:ALCs
Address:89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica NY 11432
Telephone(s):718-990-0754
Fax:-
E-mail:alpref@queenslibrary.org
World Wide Web: http://www.queenslibrary.org/adultlearning


Description:

Classes/Programs

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • ESOL classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels
    • ESOL literacy classes (basic writing and reading in English)
    • English conversation practice groups
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) for English speakers
    • Small tutorial groups for reading, writing, and math
    • Independent study using computer software, audio, and other multimedia
    • Pre-HSE for adults (ages 17 and above)
  • Basic computer training
  • Citizenship preparation
  • Workshops on other related topics

Learning Resources

  • Books, DVD, and audio collections for ESOL, ABE, and Pre-HSE learners and tutors
  • Computer assisted learning using software and online programs

Case Management Services

Referrals and information on Food Stamps, housing, childcare, education, career planning, domestic violence, legal assistance, employment, and more.



Location information:

Sites have both literacy and ESOL classes.

Central Adult Learning Center (ALC)
89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432
718-990-0754

Elmhurst ALC
84-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373
718-699-3302

Flushing ALC
41-17 Main St., Flushing, NY 11355
718-661-1241

Jeanne Elmezzi ALC (Long Island City)
37-44 21 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
718-752-3723

Peninsula ALC
312 Beach 54th Street, Arverne, NY 11692
718-634-4150

Rochdale Village ALC
169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica, NY 11434
718-723-7662

Steinway ALC
21-45 31 Street, Astoria, NY 11105
718-732-3239


Hours:

Vary.


Eligibility Requirements:

Adults.


Admission Requirements/Documents:

Come to the Adult Learning Center to register to become a student.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Central, Flushing, Long Island City, Peninsula and Rochdale Village are wheelchair accessible.


Services Offered:Adult Basic EducationEnglish as a Second LanguageGED InstructionHealth EducationInstructional Materials CentersLibrariesLiteracy InstructionVolunteer Training
Target Groups(By Need):English Language Learners