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pathway for new americans

Get free information at your library or community center.

Pathway for New Americans

Get free ESL and citizenship information from your library or community center.

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Online learning tools, ESL class listings, and ESL books and DVDs.

Citizenship and Immigration Resources

Online citizenship test prep tools, in-person class listings, books and DVDs.

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Library and adult literacy resources in English, Spanish, and Arabic.

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The adult literacy team is gathering resources to help you and your learners during this challenging time.


Visit a New Americans Corner Location

New Americans Corners can help New Americans in Nashville move along the path of citizenship. At these information booths, people can get free information about English language learning (ESL), immigration, naturalization, and citizenship. NPL and Parks also partner with local nonprofits to host English and citizenship skills classes.

New Americans Corner information booths are at select Nashville Public Library and Metro Parks locations: 

About Pathway for New Americans

Pathway for New Americans is a partnership between US Citizenship and Immigration Services and the city of Nashville. It’s a community-wide approach to promoting citizenship education and awareness in Davidson County.

This project is supported and managed by Nashville Public Library, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhoods and Community Engagement and Metro Parks Community Centers.

Adult Literacy
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