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Citizenship Resources

Citizenship & English Resources – Aurora Public Library

All are welcome to the library, and we respect your privacy. If you’d like to get a library card, check the requirements here. Thinking about becoming a U.S. citizen and wondering how to get started? Every branch of our library has dedicated Citizenship Corners full of information. Here is what you can expect to find: And much more! Ask a librarian for more resources.

U.S. Government Resources Available Online

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services website provides answers and forms.  You are also able to apply for citizenship online!

Additional online resources include:

Local Community Organizations

Online Practice & Test Preparation

Free online test preparation is available through our electronic resources. The following are electronic databases. You will need your APL library card to sign in and create your own account to track your progress.

Know Your Rights

DACA Recipients:

DACA is ending. Read the press release here. Initial or renewal requests for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are no longer being accepted. DACA requests received from residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are still being considered on a case-by-case basis. USCIS provides a comprehensive FAQ and archived materials here.

Additional Online Resources to Find Legal Help

Looking to Get Involved?

At the Library:

Citizenship & ELA/ESL

Eola Road Branch offers both Citizenship and ELA (English Language Acquisition) Classes, taught by the College of DuPage, for free:


In the Community:

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