Adult Education

& Test Prep

Education & Career Programs

DCL offers nontraditional options for adults ages 17 and up to realize their high school education and career goals. Complete the form to get started. Questions or comments? Contact our Adult Literacy Team.

Citizenship & ESL

U.S. Citizenship

Candidates for U.S. citizenship can attend a class on April 20, 2024, to prepare for citizenship application and interviews. Representatives from USCIS attend to answer your questions.

Practice Your English

Adults of all skill levels, cultures and language backgrounds converse in English in a relaxed environment, facilitated by trained volunteers. Practice Your English is held four times each month, at various Douglas County Libraries locations.


Adult Learning Center

Achieve your learning and career goals with live assistance from Brainfuse. Connect with experts to prepare for the GED, practice for the U.S. citizenship test, write a resume, and more.

Mango Languages

Online language program to learn basic English as well as other languages. No downloads are required, and an app is available.

News for You

Easy-to-read news stories from reputable news services to help improve English language skills. Includes audio, vocabulary lists, exercises and puzzles.

Peterson's Test Prep

Explore college and career options, build a professional resume, and access practice tests for major academic and vocational exams.

The Great Courses

Unlimited access to college-level video courses covering a variety of subjects, including history, science, humanities, hobbies and more.

Tutoring & Proctoring

Adult Tutoring

Tutoring for ESL, basic literacy, and GED/HiSET exam preparation is personalized to student needs. ESL students meet with tutors one hour a week for three months. GED/HiSET students work with tutors until they are ready to pass the test.

Tech Tutoring

We match customers to tutors for individualized learning in technology subjects like basic internet use, tablets, email, e-books, popular software basics and more. Schedule a one-hour appointment with library staff now or learn more.


We are pleased to offer free test proctoring at four locations, by appointment. By submitting the form, I agree to DCL's Proctoring Guidelines.

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