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Hartford Public Library The American Place

Listing Last Update: February 21, 2018


500 Main Street
Hartord , CT 06103

Primary Contact

Homa Naficy

(860) 695-6334

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

The American Place (TAP) is a free program of Hartford Public Library designed to welcome immigrants and ease their transition into their new home city. TAP promotes Hartford's shared civic values and its vibrant cultural multiplicity. Services include:

  • Legal Advice: HPL is recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals to provide legal advice and representation by accredited staff in matters before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Education: HPL provides free English and Citizenship classes as well as independent study resources.
  • Volunteer Cultural Navigators: TAP recruits and trains volunteers to offer mentoring and tutoring to new immigrant arrival families.
  • Computers and Internet/WIFI: Get free access and assistance with searching and downloading information and/or register for a free Computer Class.
  • Job and Career Center and Certificate Trainings
  • Community Information & Referral

Hours of operation: Weekday, evenings, and Saturdays

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