Learn English at OCLS

Come join us and learn English!

Learn English with an Instructor at the Library

Orange County Library System is proud to provide you with English classes at the library. There are English speaking courses, English writing courses, and English vocabulary workshops available to you at the following locations:

  • Southeast
  • Chickasaw
  • South Creek 
  • South Trail
  • North Orange
  • West Oaks
  • Southwest
  • Hiawassee

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through a partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Learn English with ELLIS


An interactive computer-based English as a second language program for all learning levels.  ELLIS' diagnostic exam provides your proficiency level.  All users must take a one-hour orientation for ELLIS to benefit from the program.



Available at these locations at the following locations with an Orange County resident library card, or fee card.

Soy Culto Soy Bilingüe

Soy Culto Soy ​Bilingüe

Six-week English language workshops for intermediate to advanced speakers. The workshops focus on building practical English that you can use every day. Classes meet once a week at the library for six weeks. Classes facilitated by University of Central Florida School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, and participants may have the ability to practice with a partner outside of scheduled class times. This class combines classroom learning and opportunities for personal practice.

Upcoming Classes

Learning English for Children

Learn Basic English at Home

ESL Specialist

Books for learning English

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