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ESL & Language Learning: ESL

ACFPL has an extensive collection of ESL, Language Learning and World Language resources. This guide provides a sampling of the materials available on this subject. To view more visit the library or browse the catalog


Library Closed Indefinitely 

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy mandated that all libraries close to the public in order to stop the spread of Coronavirus. All in-person programming has been suspended for the foreseeable future. In response, the Atlantic City Free Public Library has moved some of its programming online. Click here to view the library's online classes.

The library also offers a variety of online resources. Click here to access our premium e-resources.  

ESL Classes at the Library

All classes are held in the Main Library's Learning Center and are FREE to attend.

Basic English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Students will listen, read, practice conversation, and learn writing techniques, vocabulary, pronunciation and proper grammar. Registration is recommended for this class. Visit the Help Desk or call (609)345-2269 to register and for the the class schedule. 

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Customer Service:

English language curriculum that focuses on customer service and job readiness skills. Students will learn how to effectively communicate with customers and employers. 

The ESOL Customer Service Training Curriculum was developed by the Maryland Department of Labor and is part of the Atlantic City Free Public Library's Communication Skills of the 20th Century Workforce (CS21) program. 

Registration is required. Visit the Main Library Help Desk or call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3044, to register and receive the class schedule.

Learning Languages Online

Websites to Learn a Language