General education diploma (gED) CLASSES
We partner with local Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) organizations to host FREE adult General Education Diploma (GED) classes in our branches. Participants must attend a mandatory orientation session before beginning GED classes.
For more information, please contact Parma City Schools ABLE or call 440.885.8797.
Adults who wish to attend free GED classes at the Library must first attend an orientation session.
Winter Orientation: Friday, January 20, 9:30 AM-1:30PM, and Friday, February 17, 9:30 AM-1:30PM
(Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9:30AM-noon
Garfield Heights Branch
Winter Orientation: Tuesday, January 17, 5:00-7:00 PM, and Tuesday, February 7, 5:00-7:00 PM
(Classes will be held Monday and Thursday mornings, 9:30AM-12noon
Maple Heights Branch
Winter Orientation: Monday, February 6, 9:30 AM-noon
(Classes will be held Monday and Tuesday mornings, 9:30AM-12PM; Monday – Thursday evenings, 6-8:30PM)
Winter Orientation: Tuesday, January 31, 5:00-7:30 PM and February 8, 9:30 AM-noon
(Classes will be held Mondays /Wednesdays, 9:30AM-12 noon)
Warrensville Heights Branch
Winter Orientation: Wednesday, February 15, 9:30 AM-noon and Tuesday, January 24, 5:00-7:30 PM
(Classes will be held Monday/Wednesday/Thursday mornings, 9:30AM-12noon
Polaris Career Center GED Classes
North Olmsted Branch Library - Class Days / Times: Monday & Wednesday, 6:45 – 8: 45 PM at the Library
You must attend one of these orientation sessions (at Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Hts.) before beginning GED classes.
2017 Orientation: February 28-March 2, April 25-27 at 9:30 AM-noon —or— 6:00-8:30 PM,
Questions? Email us at ABLE@polaris.edu or Call 440.891.7647- See more at: polaris.edu
English for speakers of other languages (esol) classes
If you need to learn English, or just sharpen your language skills, you’ve come to the right place. We partner with local Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) organizations to host FREE beginning, intermediate and advanced-level ESOL classes. Adults who wish to attend our free ESOL classes must complete an orientation session.
Parma City Schools ABLE ESOL Classes
For more information, please contact Parma City Schools ABLE
Winter Orientation: Tuesday, February 14, 12:30-3:00 PM
(Classes will be held Tuesday/Wednesday, 12:30-3:00 PM)
Winter Orientation: Friday, February 17, 9:30 AM-noon
(Classes will be held Monday/Wednesday —or— Tuesday/Thursday mornings, 9:30AM-noon
Polaris Career Center ESL Classes
Classes for adults 19+ over (sorry, children not permitted). Orientation is mandatory.
North Olmsted Branch CLASS TIMES: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-11:30 AM —or— 6:45-8:45 PM
2017 Orientation: February 7, March 7, April 4 at 5:30 PM
North Royalton Branch CLASS TIMES: Monday & Wednesday: 9:30-11:30 AM —or— 6:30-8:30 PM
2017 Orientation: February 6, March 6, April 3 at 5:30 PM
Questions? Email ABLE@polaris.edu or Call 440.891.7647- See more at: polaris.edu
Cuyahoga Community College ABLE ESOL Classes
Orientation is a requirement for CCC ABLE ESOL; for information, please call Cuyahoga Community College ABLE at 216.987.2135.
Winter Orientation is over; check back for Spring opportunities
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch
2017 Orientation: January 19 at 5:30 PM
Prepare for Citizenship & English Proficiency Tests
We also offer print materials to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test and English proficiency tests, such as the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). You’ll find all these books, guides and other resources in our catalog.
Online Research Resources
Learning Express Library has everything you need to pass the GED tests:
- Informative eBooks
- Interactive courses in every GED subject
- Introduction to the GED Test, including practice questions, science, language arts, mathematics, social studies, reading, more
- Instantly scored practice tests and essays