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Spring Citizenship Classes are now accepting sign-ups. See below for details!


The Pollard Memorial Library’s Citizenship Program offers many new resources to help you on the path to naturalization:

    • Informational appointments are available to discuss the general citizenship process and how best to prepare for the citizenship test. (Please note: No legal advice is given or offered at appointments.)
    • Free multi-week citizenship preparation courses
    • Free one-on-one Citizenship Interview Practice sessions
    • The Citizenship Corner, located in the Reference Room on the Second Floor of the library, has U.S. citizenship test preparation materials, including books, flashcards, and DVDs. These materials are all available for check out, thanks to funding from the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation And don’t forget the helpful web links that can be found below.

Citizenship Preparation Courses – All classes are taught via ZOOM.

The Abisi Adult Education Center will be offering a Spring Citizenship Class beginning March 29th & 30th.  The 9-week citizenship classes are once a week for 90 minutes and will be taught remotely over ZOOM.

Classes cover:

  • The 100 Civics Questions
  • Understanding the questions on the N-400 Application for Naturalization
  • Reading and writing practice.

Classes start on March 29 & 30, 2022

Classes are offered on:

Tuesday evenings 6:00 – 7:15pm


Wednesday evenings from 7:15 – 8:45 pm

For more information or to enroll in this class, please email Gail at You may also call or text Gail at 978-918-3519.

Students must register via the Google From at 

Classes are small, so space is limited.

Once students register, you will receive an email registration confirmation and the ZOOM link for class.
Please note: To be eligible to take the Citizenship Preparation Course, students should be able to answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Have you been a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) of the U.S. for at least 5 years (3 years if married to a U.S. citizen)?
  • Are you able to read, write, and speak intermediate English?
  • Will you be able to attend all classes during the 10-week citizenship course?

If you are interested in registering for an upcoming citizenship class or for more information, please call Gail at 978-918-3519. (Please leave a message if she is unavailable.) You can also email Gail at  


Becoming a U.S. Citizen: Helpful Resources from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS):

• 10 Steps to Naturalization

• Exceptions and Accommodations (to the naturalization requirements)

• Information on Filing a Fee Waiver

• Information on Filing a Reduced Fee Request

Preparing and Practicing for the Citizenship Test:

•USCIS: Civics Tools Study Tools Mobile App (USCIS)

iTunes | Google Play

What’s on the Test? (USCIS)

• Study Materials for the English Test (USCIS)

• Study Materials for the Civics Test (USCIS)

• Civics Practice Test (USCIS)

• Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship (Smithsonian National Museum of American History/USCIS)

LearningExpress Library (Pollard Library Electronic Resource)

Select “Adult Learning Center,” then select “Become a U.S. Citizen.” This interactive tutorial consists of the 100 Civics questions

Other Helpful Web Resources:

• Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government

• El Civics for ESL Students

• U.S. Presidents of the United States/Our Government