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LEARN@SAPL

LEARN@SAPL Centers are designed for adults who are seeking to learn English, improve their skills, or earn a GED® by connecting with adult education specialists and social service case managers to find the help they need to succeed.
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LEARN@SAPL Locations

LEARN at SAPL


San Antonio Public Library provides assistance with the following through the new LEARN at SAPL centers:

Online preparation for the GED®, English as a second language (ESL), and other basic education classes

Computer and software tutorials

Computer and mobile device training

 Resource Specialist referrals

 Financial empowerment counseling


Bazan Branch Library

2200 W. Commerce St.

San Antonio, TX 78207

210. 207.9160

 

LEARN at Bazan

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10 - 6

Wednesday: 12 - 8

Thursday: 10 - 6

Friday: 10 - 6

Saturday: 10 - 6

Sunday: CLOSED


Carver Branch Library

 3350 E. Commerce St.

San Antonio, TX 78220

210. 207.9188

 

LEARN at Carver

Monday: 10 - 6

Tuesday: 12 - 8

Wednesday: 10 - 6

Thursday: 12 - 8

Friday: 10 - 6

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED


Cortez Branch Library

 2803 Hunter Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78224

210. 207.9138

 

LEARN at Cortez

Monday: 10 - 6

Tuesday: 12 - 8

Wednesday: 10 - 6

Thursday: 12 - 8

Friday: CLOSED

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday:  10 - 6


Westfall Branch Library

 6111 Rosedale Ct.

San Antonio, TX 78201

201.207.9228

 

LEARN at Westfall

 

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10 - 6

Wednesday: 12 - 8

Thursday: 10 - 6

Friday: 10 - 6

Saturday: 10 - 6

Sunday: CLOSED

GED Practice Websites

Online ESL Classrooms

English For All

Video-based lessons teach you vocabulary, grammar, and more. One-time registration is free. 


Ventures Arcade

Lessons teach you vocabulary, grammar, and more. Choose the right word. Crossword. Drag and drop. Fill in the blank.

Guess the word. Multiple choice. Reading. What do you hear? What do you see? No registration needed.

Learn American English on Line

This website is free for students and schools. There are seven levels of instruction. Provides videos, lessons, exercises, quizzes, and advice.

 U.S.A. Learns

A free site for adults to:

  • Learn English
  • Improve basic reading, writing, speaking and life skills
  • Work with their teacher or tutor

LEARN at SAPL is an adult education program located at four library branches throughout the city.

 

 

GED / Career Assessment Tests and Certifications
• GED self-study opportunities available.

• Take practice tests and improve your skills.

• Free printing for your adult education materials.

• Check out books, DVDs and other resources to help you learn.
 

ESL
• Group learning and self-study opportunities available.

• Check out books, DVDs and other resources to help you learn.

• Free printing for your adult education materials.

• Free one-on-one tutoring and homework help available.


Computers and Technology
• The LEARN Centers have computers, tablets and iPads to use in the center.

• Come to a class on basic computer skills, or drop in anytime with your technology questions.

• Bring in your new phone, tablet, or laptop computer to learn how to use it.


Financial Counseling (By Appointment)
• A Department of Human Services (DHS) Resource Specialist will help you overcome financial obstacles that are standing in the way of your education goals.

• Receive financial education and one-on-one financial empowerment counseling.

Library Resources

Directory of Adult Basic Education Programs in San Antonio

You can use the LEARN@SAPL centers alongside other community programs. The following is a list of adult education programs in the San Antonio area. Contact the program for class times and registration information.

Adult Education and Literacy Programs - Region 20

This website is a great place to start your search for an adult education program.

1314 Hines Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78209 
210.370.5498

Northside Independent School District

5900 Evers Road
San Antonio 78238
210.397.8500

East Central Independent School District

9787 New Sulphur Springs Road
San Antonio 78263
210.649.2121

San Antonio Independent School District

906 Merida Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
210.299.1102

North East ISD Adult Education

107 W. Rampart
San Antonio, TX 78216
210.356.7550

Center for Refugee Services

8703 Wurzbach Road, Suite. A-1
San Antonio, TX 78240
210.949.0062

Each One Teach One

815 El Monte Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78201
210.320.1287

Mexican American Unity Council

2300 W. Commerce, Suite 200
San Antonio, TX 78207
210.978.0500

Northern Hills United Methodist Church

ESL classes; for more information write to ministerio@nhumc.org.

3703 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78247

Palo Alto College Adult Learning Academy
1400 W. Villaret Blvd
San Antonio 78224
210.486.3410

San Antonio College - Continuing Education Training Network

CE Nursing Department, College for Kids (CFK), EMS Academy, GED, ESL Education, Law Enforcement, Service, Trade and Industry, Medical Administration, Technology & Business Center, Professional Studies
1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio 78212
210.486.0422
http://www.alamo.edu/sac/continuing-education/

Westside Education & Training Center
Workforce training, ESL, GED, college enrollment skills, advising, career exploration, free computer lab.
563 S.W. 40th Street (at Old Hwy 90)
San Antonio, TX 78237
Office: 210-485-0240
210.370.5238
http://www.alamo.edu/ewd/wetc/

Willie Velasquez Community Family Resource and Learning Center
ESL, GED, citizenship, financial literacy
1302 N. Zarzamora
San Antonio, TX 78207
210.299.1102
210 733.9355

Willie Velasquez  Learning Center

Workforce Solutions Alamo
Career guidance, aptitude tests, and employability assistance.
4535 E. Houston
San Antonio 78220
210.299.1102
http://www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org/

The GED in San Antonio

 

 

Ready to take the official GED® test now? 

GED® Testing Centers

 


 

Keep up with the latest GED News!

The passing score for the GED® test is now 145 instead of 150. 

 

• If you scored between 145-149 on a GED® test subject in the past, your status has changed from fail to pass.

• The GED® is available in Spanish and English.

• There are four subject tests.  Reasoning through Language Arts takes 150 minutes. Science, Social Studies, and Math take 90 minutes each. 

• These subject tests can now only be taken on the computer, and scores cannot be combined with tests taken prior to 2014. 

• You pay for and take each test separately. Tests are $33.75 each. 

• Register to take the GED® test at one of the following approved testing centers by visiting www.GED.com.

 

GED Books

ESL Books