English As A Second Language Resources

Recursos de inglés como segundo idioma en español

Angielski jako drugi język Zasoby

Electronic Resources and Services
Cell-Ed helps users build skills for life and work, learn English, and take their next steps in work and education.

  • Free program provided by the New York State Office for New Americans.
  • The student only needs a mobile device to access the program.
  • Learn English to help navigate daily life. Learn grammar, phrases, and vocabulary.
  • Build skills for work. Learn how to apply for a job, communicate on the job, manage time and more!
  • Learn how to apply for Citizenship and prepare for the exam.

To sign up, call the free, multilingual New York State New Americans Hotline: 1-800-566-7636
The Hotline is available Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 8 PM.


  • English course includes daily short lessons or a more comprehensive 8 week course.
  • Learn English vocabulary pertaining to your work and/or your interests.
  • A library card from any public library in Suffolk County is required.
  • For quick access, enter your library card number to get started or create an account to save your progress.

Brainfuse: Adult Learning Center
*Requires a Suffolk County library card.

  • Live one-on-one tutors available (in Spanish) for Math, Reading and Writing from Basic to Advanced levels.
  • Practice tests available to review for the U.S. Citizenship test.

VOA-Voice of America Learning English

  • The Learning English course uses video showing the lives of young Americans and includes instruction in speaking, vocabulary, and writing.
  • There are 3 course levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.
  • Each course includes a quiz to test what you have learned.

Print Resources

Easy English News

  • Located in the “Literacy & Language Learning” Area in the Adult Room.
  • We have one copy that is available for in library use only.
  • Easy English News is a monthly newspaper for adult and young adult English language learners, and is written in simple English.

English For Everyone Series
ANR 428.24 ENG
English for Everyone is a series of guides and practice books that support English language learning from beginner through advanced levels. Offers an easy-to-follow format and a self-study approach, with resources available to improve English speaking, reading, and writing.

Rapid Reads Series
Rapid Reads are short novels and non-fiction books for adult readers, including ESL students, and can be read in one sitting.

In-Person Services

English for Beginners (Class)
Join us for this monthly class to help enhance your English language skills.
*Library Card not required.
*Register online, at the Circulation Desk or call 631-669-5445.
*Spanish speaking staff available for questions afternoons, evenings and Saturdays.

Literacy Suffolk English Language Learning
(One-on-One Tutoring)
Improve your ability to read and write English, and understand American culture.
Applications available in the library or online.



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