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Adult Learner Program
at Queens Library

The Adult Learner Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational programs. 

Summer 2017 classes begin the week of July 10th
Please check back in mid-June for pre-registration details.

The following programs are offered at our seven Adult Learning Centers (ALC):

English as a Second Language (ESOL)

Learn to speak and understand English, and use it in real-life situations.

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Reading and writing classes for adults.

High School Equivalency (HSE)

Preparation and computer-based testing for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) exam.

Adult Learning Center Locations


Central Library | 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432 | (718) 990-0754
*Due to heavy demand for classes, the Central Library Adult Learning Center has a lottery for open seats. Please contact the Center for information on how to apply for the lottery.

Elmhurst | 86-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373 | (718) 271-1020

Flushing | 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355 | (718) 661-1241
*Due to heavy demand for classes, the Flushing Library Adult Learning Center has a lottery for open seats. Please contact the Center for information on how to apply for the lottery.

Long Island City | 37-44 21 Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 | (718) 752-3721

Peninsula | 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693 | (718) 945-7058

Rochdale Village | 169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11434 | (718) 723-7662

Jackson Heights | 35-51 81 Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 | (718) 899-2500