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Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving. All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 30.
Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Dec. 1.

Attention Central Library Patrons - Beginning Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A contractor project will affect pedestrian walkways and sidewalks near the intersection of N. 8th St. and W. Wells St. November 13-15
Please use alternate routes to approach entrances of Central Library.

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English as a Second Language

ESL

MPL offers resources for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. Central’s Adult Study Center has various materials to improve one’s English. This material is available for specific ESL languages as well as general ESL. Many of the branch libraries in the MPL system also offer ESL material.

The Gale Courses database has a number of ESL courses within its Language and Arts category. In addition, MPL subscribes to the Mango Languages, Pronunciator, and Transparent Languages electronic resources. These subscription sites offer basic ESL instruction and language-specific ESL modules.

Adult drop-in tutoring is available at select locations for people to improve their English reading and writing skills.

 

Tutoring

Milwaukee Public Library offers Drop-In Tutoring for adult learners. Tutors are available to help with literacy skills, such as reading, writing, math and studying for tests, including the GED. Tutoring is free and no appointment is needed--it is on a first come basis. This service is available at the Central Library and select branches. Locations, days and times vary.