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Class cycles are between 10-12 weeks. To register you must meet or exceed the Grade 3 English language eligibility requirement for becoming a U.S. citizen. Classes are also available in Spanish for native Spanish speakers who meet the language waiver. Registration is open but must be done in person on the day/time of the class. YOUR GREEN CARD IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER. Classes are on-going


9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (This is the only session in Spanish)
Downtown Branch, 500 Main Street

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Downtown Branch

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Albany Branch 1129 Albany Avenue


Self-Study E-Learning Resources

Study at your own pace and schedule at the Library or at home! All you need is a computer, iPad or tablet with Internet access; a Hartford Public Libary card may also be required.   

Citizenship on the Go! (COG)  
You must register in-person at the The American Place. Please complete the following form (click here) and bring it with you along with your Legal Permanent Residency Card (Green Card). Registration is not required for the first unit and is designed to help you assess your eligibility  click here.

FreedomFlix brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American History. Read the book, watch the video, find project ideas, activities, and other ways to explore the topic. You must possess a Libary Card to access FreedomFlix.


EPOINT BOOKS: Access a collection of e-books on U.S. history, American civics and culture. 

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On Becoming American

Hear stories from immigrants about what it means to them to become U.S. citizens and how they have worked to achieve their citizenship goals through the many services available at Hartford Public Library. To hear other stories, click here