Resources and Services for English Language Learners in our Community

Centenary University Library

Children’s story time, read aloud, music, and a craft. Every Friday morning during the school semester. (September-May) Centenary Education students and professors engage children and have fun promoting literacy.

Fall 2020 story time will be virtual.

Access to Centenary library for Hackettstown residents

(bilingual/multicultural books), access to computers, printers; resources for all ages

It is now virtual for Fall 2020. The library is not open to the public at this time. Please check back for updates.

ESL Community Class for Adults

Coming in January 2021. This will be offered at Centenary University.

Classes will be held in Hackettstown, on campus.  2 nights a week for 9 weeks.

Contact: for more information.

Hackettstown Free Public Library

Offers virtual story time for kids, teens, and virtual book readings for adults (facebook live) as well as all the other resources. They offer computer skills on their website site to access tutorials on Microsoft Office products, including Access, Excel, OneDrive, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. The website also offers job and career resources, as well as resume building help.

The library is now open to the public, but with modified services.

Rosetta Stone

It is available at the Hackettstown Public Library, students/people need to have a library card from any of libraries in the M.A.I.N. consortium (to which Hackettstown belongs) in order to access it. Here is the link to the full list of MAIN libraries.

Hackettstown High School/Essex County Regional Educational Services, and Trinity Church

ESL Class

Hackettstown Highschool, Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:00pm for 6-8 weeks in the fall and spring. Childcare will be available. Contact Sharon Townsend for information at

511 E Third Street 4th Floor
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: (610) 332-8650

Literacy New Jersey, Inc.
100 Menlo Park Drive Suite 314
Edison, NJ 08837
Phone: 732-906-5456

Warren Community College
ESL Classes
475 New Jersey 57
Washington NJ 07882
To register or for more info, call 908-689-7613, Dawn Smith

County College of Morris
ESL classes– offered in Randolph and in Morristown

Morris County Library
List of ESL Resources

Sussex County College
ESL classes

List of Helpful Resources for English Language Learners:

Resource Guide for Adult English Language Learners of NJ (2016)

NY Public Library: List of Resources



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