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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
Click here for the ESOL welcome brochure in English | En Espanol

ESOL Group Schedule (for Port Washington Residents and Workers Only)

Click here for Fall 2023 ESOL Group Schedule

Webinar: COVID-19 Las Variantes y Las Vacunas/ COVID-19 The Variants and the Vaccines



Webinar: Zoom Basics Part 1 Workshop

Link to the video of the session  | Link to the slides used in the session   

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.

Free tool to help prepare for you for the civics, reading and writing portions of the US Citizenship Naturalization Test in English.

ProCitizen Espanol
Use this database to prepare for the civics, reading and writing portions of the US Citizenship Naturalization Test in Spanish.

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

Useful Websites for ESOL Teachers & Learner

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)

Watch videos about Port Washington

Google Classroom Tutorials in Spanish / Tutoriales de Google Classroom