Old Bridge, NJ – July 31, 2017 – The Old Bridge Public Library will offer a class on U.S. citizenship in August, and will begin registration for its English as a Second Language (ESL) classes that begin in September.

On Mon. Aug. 14th, there will be a class entitled, “How to Become a U.S. Citizen” at 5:30pm. Hosted by representatives from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the class will provide an informative overview of the steps and documentation necessary to become a U.S. citizen, including details about the naturalization process.  A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

In-person registration for the Library’s next ESL session will begin on Mon. Aug. 21st at the Information Services Desk. There will be two different class sessions: Tues. evenings from 7 to 8:30pm, and Wed. mornings from 10-11:30am, which will begin Sep. 19th and 20,th and run for approximately 13 weeks. The classes are available to Old Bridge residents only, with proof of residency required. Classes are free and are taught in small groups by trained volunteers. Due to the popularity of the sessions and the limited space, residents are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible to avoid being shut out. 

The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about these and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.


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