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Class cycles are between 12 to 14 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


Free Online Classes  

Citizenship on the Go (COG) A self-paced citizenship preperation course; you must register in-person at Hartford Public Library. 


FreedomFlix (Library card number required for access)
Covers American history; includes video. .  



EPOINT BOOKS: Offers a collection of e-books on U.S. history, civics and culture. Login: hartfordpl Password: hartfordpl


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