The Free Library is host to many adult education classes throughout the city which includes English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED instruction. Classes are free to the public and may require registration. Contact your local neighborhood library for further information.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes


Upcoming ESL Events

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ESL Class - Beginner

Tue, February 20, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week on Tuesdays from January to early May.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Intermediate ESL classes

Tue, February 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Class

Wed, February 21, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Free weekly ESL class for English language learners every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. All are welcome! Please email instructor Nad Rosenberg for more information at twnad@techw.com.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

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Additional listings of ESL classes not affiliated with the Free Library can be found here. Please note that not all classes are free and may include a cost.

For more information about adult literacy classes in the city of Philadelphia, please contact the Office of Adult Education at 215-686-5250.


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