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FOR RECEIVING COMMUNITIES

Public Libraries

Public Library

For many years, public libraries in the United States have played an important role in helping immigrants integrate. Many public libraries offer English and computer classes. The links below will help newcomers learn how public libraries can be a valuable resource, while also providing librarians with resources to assist newcomers.

  • A free site, USA Learns, from the U.S. Department of Education for tutors and teachers to help adults learn English and improve basic reading, writing, and speaking, and life skills.
  • Resource to help you find a public school, college, or public library in your area.
  • Publication identifying current practices and suggesting ideas for libraries offering services to immigrants. (Click here to download Adobe Reader)