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Immigrant Proud


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Welcoming Week

Immigrant Proud Corner

Bowie Branch Library
Bowie Branch Library

Welcoming Week Events

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Festival of Cultures

Citizenship Books in Our Collections


PGCMLS Online Resources for Citizenship

Live tutors are available to help with citizenship preparation. Help is available in English and Spanish.

Practice tests and exam preparation for US citizenship. Includes a guide to getting your Green Card.

Online English language courses for speakers of 15 different languages! Learn on the go with the Mango Mobile app for iPhone and Android.

Get access to The Baltimore Sun and over 3,000 newspapers from 120 countries in 62 languages. To log in on a browser, click Sign In > Library Group > Prince George's County Memorial Library System > Enter Card Info > Login. PressReader is also available on mobile devices with the iOS app or the Android app. Funding for PressReader provided by the PGCMLS Foundation and those who support its work.

An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers.  With over 100 languages to choose from, every language learner will find something to interest them.

PGCMLS Programs

Local Resources

Provides linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate legal services to low-income Asian immigrants in Metro-DC who have limited English proficiency. Call or visit website to schedule appointment

Provides support for immigrants, workers, and families through various programs like legal support, ESL classes, citizenship, and vocational training.

Silver Spring location. Assists community members with legal services such as Legal Permanent Residence applications, U.S. citizenship applications, and employment services.

La clínica del pueblo provides primary medical services and insurance application support. Please apply online or call for services.

MILAP is a project within Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland that assists immigrants in Maryland that currently have a case before immigrant court. They are not affiliated with nor do they ever share your confidential information with any immigration agency.

Silver Spring location. Assists community members with legal services such as Legal Permanent Residence applications, U.S. citizenship applications, and employment services.

Free and low-cost English, GED, and workforce certification classes.

Organization that provides ESL classes, citizenship classes, early childhood programs, welcoming information, and many more services for refugees with a focus on women and families.

Official Green Card and Citizenship applications, study materials, and citizenship & immigration-related news.


Education Workshops in Spanish

Estudios Universitarios Workshop September 2023

Community Happenings

UMD TOGETHER FLYER

English for Refugees and Asylees (ERA)

Class dates:

  • Aug 15- Sep 20, 2022
  • Oct 10 - Nov 15, 2022
  • Nov 30 - Jan 23, 2023
  • Jan 30 - Mar 7, 2023
  • Mar 21 - Apr 25, 2023
  • May 8 - Jun 13, 2023
  • Jun 20 - Aug 1, 2023
  • Aug 15 - Sep 20,2023


Questions? Call us at 301-546-8315, or email Chaw Kalayar at kalayacx@pgcc.edu

English for Refugees and Asylees (ERA)

Upcoming Events

Sat, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Tue, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Tue, Apr 23, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Tue, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
New venue Laurel - Large Meeting Room,Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New venue Laurel - Large Meeting Room,Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Tue, Apr 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Tue, Apr 30, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, May 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Mon, May 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Tue, May 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Tue, May 07, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Tue, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, May 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Fri, May 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Tue, May 14, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Wed, May 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - Intercultural Services

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Technology Access and Support

All of our branches have computers available for use by library card holders. You can also use printers/scanners to print and copy documents or study materials. Learn more about our Chromebook lending program Online2Go and much more.