ESOL/Literacy

About Our ESOL Program
In partnership with the Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas (LCUP), the Safety Harbor Public Library offers free Adult Literacy and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) tutoring.

Tutors
The library is seeking English-speaking volunteer tutors. If interested, please complete a tutor information form (PDF) and return it to the library.
LCUP
Students
If you need beginning ESOL instruction, intermediate ESOL instruction, or tutoring in Adult Literacy; please complete a student information form (PDF) and return it to the library (s soon as a tutor is available who matches your schedule needs, you will be notified).

Materials Available

ESOL and Adult Literacy books, CDs and DVDs are available and may be borrowed from the library with a Pinellas County library card.

Conversation Club
ESOL Conversation Club takes place at varying times throughout the year.  Please see the Adults page for more information on current or upcoming sessions. Join others in an informal setting and practice your English conversation skills. Different topics of discussion will be covered each week to help you learn how to communicate in everyday situations.

Citizenship Preparation
Are you or is someone you know ready to start preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Test and interview process? Help is available for you at the library.

Requirements
The basic requirements for Citizenship Preparation students are:
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must have had a permanent resident card for at least 5 years.
  • If married to a U.S. citizen, you must have had a permanent resident card for 3 years.
  • You can speak, understand, read and write basic English.
  • You have the ability to pass a test on U.S. history and basic government.
If you meet these requirements, complete a student information form (PDF) and return it to the library.

Internet Resources for ESOL

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Safety Harbor Public Library  101 2nd Street North  Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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