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While our branches do not offer English classes, we do own books, CDs and DVDs for learning English. See http://catalog.bcpl.lib.md.us/polaris/view.aspx?subject=English+language+textbooks+for+foreign+speakers
BCPL offers an online language-learning database called Mango Languages that has an English language course as well as courses for learning other languages. See the information about finding and using this database at https://bcpl.libanswers.com/faq/74890 There are several other community organizations to contact about classes to learn English:
The Community College of Baltimore County (
Baltimore County’s Workforce Development Division (http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/jobtraining/jobseeker.html) has three centers in the county that offer services, including include English for Speakers of Other Languages classes, to job seekers that qualify.
These other agencies might also be able to help you find other English language classes:
Baltimore City Community College offers free Community ESL programs. See http://www.bccc.edu/esl
Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees (MORA) http://dhr.maryland.gov/maryland-office-for-refugees-and-asylees/moras-programs/refugee-english-language-training/