International Language Groups

The Literacy and ESL collections serve our patrons with an interest in Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) and English as a Second Language (ESL). We have a wide variety of workbooks, newspapers, grammar books, dictionaries and adult new reader books to be used by ESL and ABL students and tutors. We have test preparation materials for the TOEFL exam and U.S. Citizenship test. The Library offers an English Conversation Group that meets regularly.

Japanese Conversation Group

Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm
May 3, Jun 7, Aug 2

“Konbanwa!” Do you think your Japanese conversation skills are getting rusty? Let’s practice and learn Japanese together!

Ages: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Youth Activity Room

German Conversation Group

Mondays, 7-8:30pm
Apr 10, May 8, Jun 12, Jul 10, Aug 14

Sprechen Sie deutsch? Beginners to advanced speakers are welcome to join the German language conversation group.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Apr 18, May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15

All levels of Spanish speakers from ZERO to NATIVE are welcome to join us!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

Korean Conversation Group

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am
Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16

Do you need to learn or practice your Korean conversation skills? Reading, vocabulary, grammar, and basic conversation will be covered!

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

French Conversation Group

Mondays, 7-8:30pm
Apr 24, May 22, Jun 26, Jul 24, Aug 28

Adults & Teens interested in practicing the French language are invited to meet-up once a month.

Ages: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Apr 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

English Conversation Group

Tuesdays, 1-2pm
Apr 11, 18, 25, May 9, 16, 23

Make friends as you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills.

Age: 18+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: East Meeting Room

ESL Book Discussion- Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 11am-12:30pm
Apr 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6

For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers. We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. No class November 8. Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class

Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

ESL Book Discussion- Thursdays

Thursdays, 1-2:30pm
April 20, 27, May 4, *11, 18, 25, June 1, *8

For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers. We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. No class November 10. Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class

Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room *May 11 and June 8 classes meet in East Meeting Room