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+.)
Our winter session of English Language classes will begin the week of January 16th. Registration will begin on December 19th. If you would like to receive notification when registration opens, please email the ELL coordinator, Tara Murphy, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
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+.
Our next orientation session will be held in January 2024.
Practice your English in a conversation group with other adult English language learners. Must be a Millburn Library cardholder and register in advance. Please contact the coordinator at email@example.com or inquire at the Information Desk.
Drop in to learn about library and community resources especially for English language learners.
Conversations circles for intermediate-level English language learners to increase vocabulary, practice spoken language, and meet others. Different topics each night.
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 to the right of the front Circulation Desk (between the magazine & DVD shelves), 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.