All our locations will be closed Friday, September 20 for Staff Development Day.

Citizenship Resources

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:  

U.S. Government Resources Available Online

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

Non-Government Online Resources

Citizenship & English Resources in the Community

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.

There are also many resources available at the library. You can:

English Language Acquisition (ELA) Resources

Learn English at the Library

Learn English With Pronunciator

Pronunciator A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. A library card is needed to create your account.

Learn English Online

Learn English in the Community

Current World Relief classes: Starting September 4, 2019: Morning classes are Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-11:30am at Wesley United Methodist Church (14 North May St., Aurora IL 60506).   Starting September 5, 2019: Evening classes are every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6:00-8:15pm at Hill Elementary School (724 Pennsylvania Ave, Aurora IL 60506).   Registration needed! Information can be found on their website at:   Please call Katie at (630) 534-0529 for registration information.

Know Your Rights

DACA Recipients

DACA is ending. USCIS provides a comprehensive FAQ and archived materials here.

Find Legal Help Online

Looking to Get Involved?

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