All library locations will be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 for the Christmas Holiday.
English as Second Language (ESL) Learners
ESL Conversation Club
Practice your English conversation skills with friendly volunteers.
- Every first and third Tuesday, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Zoom
- Every second and fourth Tuesday, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. in the Library
Sign Up. Basic conversation skills recommended.
ESL Read Together
ESL Read Together is a book club designed for English language learners. The Book Club provides participants with a non-threatening environment where the love of reading and understanding of English books come together.
- Second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
Sign Up. Copies of the book available at the second floor Information Desk.
Online Learning Resources
Visit us at the Main Library or the Rand Road Branch to find the materials and tools you need to learn and practice English at your own pace.
- Browse our catalog for books, DVDs, and CDS
- Read newspapers: Easy English News and News for You. Located in the Literacy area, second floor
- Practice online with Mango Languages
The Palatine community offers lots of services to help English learners on their path.