To register for one of our English Language Learner classes, please schedule an appointment below. You must meet with our ELL coordinator for placement in these classes. Class size is limited. Classes will meet once a week for 1.5 hours, and you should plan to attend all classes. (Must be a Millburn Library cardholder. Ages 18+.)
Classes run from April 11 — June 14
Practice your English in a conversation group with other English language learners. Intermediate & up. Sign up for each one you can attend here.
We will practice short conversations in English using basic vocabulary for daily life. Register here.
Help new neighbors from other countries to learn English, by providing an opportunity to practice conversation skills! No teaching experience is necessary, and training will be provided. 1-1.5 hours per week. Ages 18+.
Orientation sessions will be held in the spring of 2023, with an option of an in-person or virtual session, depending on volunteer preference/availability.
Read a mystery together with us! Register to get information about the book. Intermediate learners and up.
Come watch some short films with other English language learners and talk about them together.
The State of New Jersey maintains several online resources for English Language Learners (such as the Parents Guide). The “Essex County” resources are reprinted below. Use this guide to find a English-language learning course in Essex County. Note: some courses are free, others require a fee.
Millburn Library’s World Languages Collection, located on the wall just outside the Teen Space, has books available in Chinese, Spanish, and Russian (and our Hindi, Urdu and Ukrainian collections are just starting). Click here to easily browse or search the library catalog by language and/or keyword, in either the print catalog, or our digital catalog for eBooks, e-Audiobooks and e-Magazines, and to find out more about the World Language Collections across the BCCLS library system.
Check out our language-learning resources, all available right on your smart device (and free), courtesy of your Millburn Library card. Available is Mango Languages, mobile apps with full-length language courses. These apps include courses that teach English from many others languages (ESL/ELL) as well. Little learners also Kanopy Kids available, with unlimited access to language-learning episodes of Muzzy & Little Pim in various languages.
Located alongside the World Language Collection, our ELL shelf has a great selection of books on various topics, like ESL/TOEFL, American idioms, English grammar & vocabulary, immigration resources, and easy-to-read classics books.