We offer English-language conversation practice for people who want to practice speaking and listening in an informal setting. This is a good way to learn about US culture, the local Amherst community, and local opportunities. No registration is necessary.
Our Stories — Mahendra
Mahendra Sapkota arrived from Nepal in 2012 with no money, no family, and minimal English skills. On June 2, 2018, he graduated from GCC with honors. He has been admitted to UMass where he will pursue a degree in Computer Science. Learn more.
Why do more than 100 local community members volunteer at the Jones Library's ESL Center? What is it like to work with an adult English language learner? This set of videos lets you hear about it directly from the volunteers – and some students.
Libraries & Hours
43 Amity Street Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-259-3090 Hours
Munson Memorial Library
1046 S East Street Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-259-3095 Hours
North Amherst Library
8 Montague Road Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: 413-259-3099 Hours