Adult Learning Centers

Do you need to improve your reading and writing skills? We can help.

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning Centers provide free innovative educational programs for adult learners and speakers of other languages. Through books, technology and interactive classroom instruction taught by professional and friendly instructors and tutors, adults build the skills needed to meet their personal, educational and employment goals.

There are five Adult Learning Centers with full-time professional staff and volunteers who are ready to help you reach your goals with FREE programs and classes. Groups/classes are for participants 17 years and older who are functioning below the high school level. Emphasis is on Reading, Writing, and HSE preparation. All programs and classes are available mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

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11/14 Event: CEC 13 Meeting


11/14 Event: Medgar Evers College Prep Rally & Sit-In


10/28 Event: Fall Harvest & Resource Fair

Join the District 13 Family Resource Center as they kick off their first-ever Fall Harvest & Resource Fair with an exciting Community Festival. The event will take place at 419 Waverly Place in the P.S. 11 schoolyard.

The Fall Harvest and Resource Fair may include:

  • School information stations with schedules for school tours and open house dates
  • Entertainment featuring performances from local groups
  • Community agencies and organizations will distribute information on their services.
  • Health screening
  • Raffles, giveaways and more

This is an invitation for you to be part of this unique celebration of their distinctive district, which includes several neighborhoods. Community School District 13 spans Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, and Bedford-Stuyvesant. You are invited to be a part of this family-friendly fun day. They want to create an atmosphere that will invite families to learn about and enjoy the best of District 13.

100% Tuition Free Classes for Adults

NYC Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education

Must be 21 & over without H.S. Equivalency

Basic education (GED/TASC preparation): Tuesdays-Thursdays 5:40PM – 9PM

To register, visit the Dr. Jacqueline Peek-Davis School –¬†430 Howard Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11233 or call (718) 221-6703.

Classes will be held at the above-mentioned school.

10/26 Event: P.S. 9 Street Safety Town Hall

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