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 January 17 — March 29 (no class February 21/22).
We will read short selections in English and talk about them. This spring we will read some short news articles, stories and poetry. Details will be sent to those who register. Participants will help choose the topic for the following month. For intermediate/advanced-level English language learners.
Practice your English with fun activities and make some new friends. All are welcome.
Monthly on Fridays, 2:30 – 4pm (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 required. 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.
The State of New Jersey publishes a Resource Guide for Adult English Language Learners of NJ. 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. 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, and easy-to-read classics.