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  • Links to resources about the GED (General Equivalency Diploma) test, adult literacy classes, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes.

  • Current information on GED (General Educational Development) Tests from the State Education Department.

  • The New York Public Library's literacy program, the Centers for Reading and Writing (CRW), offers free tutoring in reading and writing to English-speaking adults, 16 years of age and older, through small group instruction. Centers located in Manhattan including the Harlem, St. Agnes and Seward Park Branches. Please call to verify program times and service hours.

  • Free classes in English for speakers of other languages are offered at branches of The New York Public Library in association with the Riverside Language Program, Inc. Classes in Manhattan are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for beginner and intermediate levels only.

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