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Adult Education

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About Adult Education

Pikes Peak Library District’s Adult Education Program (formerly Adult Literacy/ESL/GED) provides the following FREE services at various locations in Colorado Springs:

  • ESL classes to improve English Language proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • ABE and ASE classes to provide basic skills and self-confidence to pass the GED, TASC or HiSET exams, obtain or improve employment, and/or begin college.
  • The tutoring program provides a friendly and helpful environment for people who are just learning English, as well as native English speakers who need to improve their reading, writing, and comprehension skills. Sessions are facilitated by trained volunteers.
  • Path to Citizenship classes are offered to those individuals who want to study to pass the citizenship test. Classes cover important U.S. history and government topics.

Learner Testimonials

For a little taste of the tremendous impact PPLD’s Adult Education program has on the community, watch these powerful learner testimonials:


  • Materials designed for adults
  • Books, audiobooks, videos, CDs, DVDs for all skill levels
  • Easy ESL and TV 411 on PPLD TV (The Library Channel, Comcast 17)