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English For Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

  /  English For Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

The ESOL program serves Library patrons who wish to improve their skills in speaking and reading English.

For information about the program contact Peggy O’Hanlon, ESOL Coordinator, at 516-883-4400, ext. 1308 or ohanlonp@pwpl.org.

Directions to our Temporary Location in PWPL

ESOL Class Schedule for Fall 2019 

Online Resources:


Eighty languages for all skill levels and ages, plus an ESOL curricula with courses taught in 51 non-English languages. Provides access to U.S. Citizenship prep courses, which can be taken in Spanish. A mobile app is available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire. Additional instructions

Mango Languages

Choose from 72 languages and learn through films and conversations with native speakers. Includes 21 ESOL courses. A mobile app is available for iOS and Android.

Spanish Language Resources

Search encyclopedias, newspapers, journals and magazines on a wide range of subjects.

Useful Websites for ESOL Teachers & Learners

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library offers preparation materials and interactive U.S Citizenship practice exams. You will be asked to set up an account. The “username” must be your 14-digit library card number.

Port Washington Financial Literacy Program
The PWFLP provides students with resources related to financial literacy and economic education. This website offers resources for children, teenagers, and students gearing up for college. Besides education, they also partner with organizations and relevant individuals and speak with local representatives about the need for financial education. Centro Universitario (recursos en español)

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