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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



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

Online preparation for High School Equivalency, English as a second language (ESL), and other basic education classes

Computer and software tutorials

Language learning

Tablet and mobile device training

 Resource  referrals

 Financial Empowerment Counseling


Bazan Branch Library

2200 W. Commerce St.

San Antonio, TX 78207

210. 207.9168


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



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, offering free learning and financial counseling opportunities. 


Computers and Technology 
• Learn the basics of computers, tablets, smart phones and laptops. 

• Come to a group class of drop in with your technology questions. 


Job Help

• Search and prepare for a new job.

• Learn how to complete online applications.

• Learn how to make a professional resume. 

• Use our computer to take practice tests such as the CDL, ASVAB or other job-related assessments. 


English as a Second Language (ESL)
• Group learning and self-study opportunities available.

• Free homework help available.


High School Equivalency 

• Take practice tests and improve your skills.

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


Financial Counseling (By Appointment)
• A Department of Human Services (DHS) Resource Specialist will help you connect to resources in the community. 

• Learn more about credit scores, how to make and maintain a budget, and how to save and plan for your future. 

Library Resources

Directory of Adult Basic Education Programs in San Antonio

Use LEARN@SAPL centers alongside other community programs. The following is a list of adult education programs in the San Antonio area. Please 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 

Northside Independent School District

6632 Bandera Rd., Bldg. B
San Antonio 78238

East Central Independent School District

9787 New Sulphur Springs Road
San Antonio 78263

San Antonio Independent School District

906 Merida Street (Annex Building)
San Antonio, TX 78207

North East Independent School District

107 W. Rampart
San Antonio, TX 78216

Center for Refugee Services

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

Each One Teach One

815 El Monte Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78201

Mexican American Unity Council

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

Northern Hills United Methodist Church

ESL classes; for more information write to

3703 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78247


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

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

Willie Velasquez Community Family Resource and Learning Center
ESL, GED, citizenship, financial literacy

1302 N. Zarzamora
San Antonio, TX 78207

The GED in San Antonio

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


GED Books

ESL Books