English Language Programs

Our library is proud to offer many opportunities for adult emerging bilinguals who are interested in improving their English language skills. If you need more information on any of these programs, please direct your messages to Kavita Pandey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 732-745-5108 x20. Haga clic aquí para español.


English in the Workplace for Beginners

Through funding by the Employment and Training Administration Community Project Grant, the library has added English in the Workplace for Beginners to its English Language Programs as of April 1, 2024. This program is designed specifically for those new to the English language. Registration for this program is at capacity, but community members interested in participating may contact Kavita Pandey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the library at 732-745-5108 x20.


Virtual English Conversation Groups

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 9 through May 21, then June 4 through August 13, 2024, via Zoom.
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays, January 11 through May 23, then June 6 through August 15, 2024, via Zoom.
Register here / Regístrese aquí.

These conversation groups are for adult language learners (over age 18) who are able to speak some English. Each week the group will discuss a topic in English to help improve their conversational skills.

Please feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or requests for more information.


English Conversation Cafés

Winter/Spring sessions have ended.
Stay tuned for possible Summer 2024 details!

Please feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.



The New Brunswick Free Public Library has again partnered with The Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County to offer in-person Citizenship Classes.

Citizenship Classes

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Planned session dates for 2024 are as follows:
January 4 - March 21; April 4 - June 20; July 11 - September 26; October 3 - December 19 (excluding November 28).

Do you need to improve your English and pass the Citizenship Test? Do you need help with your Naturalization Application? This free Citizenship class is available for beginner and intermediate English learners who are legal Permanent Residents (Green Card holders). During the class, you will work with certified teachers and dedicated tutors to improve your English. The teachers are Board Certified to represent you with your citizenship case.

To register, please call John Tello at 732-777-1940 (se habla Español). The class will take place in the library's community room or, on some dates, in the Henry Guest House next to the library. Feel free to call librarian Kavita Pandey at 732-745-5108 x29 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.