English for Beginners Volunteer Training

Interested in supporting adult learners new to the English language? The Fall 2019 cycle begins in September! Come to an Information Session (pick one):
Thursday, September 12, at 6:00 p.m. - or-
Saturday, September 14, at 10:30 a.m.
Both sessions are held in the Henry Guest House (next to the library) and both last one hour.
(Please check back for the next opportunity if these dates do not work for you.)

The English for Beginners class supports adults new to English in building communication skills in contexts that are meaningful and relevant to their everyday lives. Class activities are interactive and focus on skills and strategies related to vocabulary, listening, speaking and pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. The volunteer training program includes:

  • a 1-hour information session;
  • a 3-hour training session in preparation for classes;
  • and attendance at 7 or more English for Beginners classes (approx. 2.5 hours each).

Download a PDF here for additional details including class dates and times.

Space is limited. Please RSVP via email to Akisha Canty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text 732-659-4359 with specific questions. For general information, please contact Librarian Kavita Pandey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the reference desk at 732-745-5108 x20.