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Conversational ESL Classes

The Ramsey Free Public Library offers free conversational English Language Learners Conversation Classes Wednesday mornings at 10:00am. These classes are taught by instructor Mary Casey and are available for Ramsey residents. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk or just come most Wednesday mornings at 10:00am and speak with Mary. These classes are offered in coordination with the Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley.

One-on-One Tutoring

The Ramsey Library hosts one-on-one English as a Second Language tutoring for community members. This program is offered year-round. One-on-one tutoring students meet with an instructor once a week. Contact the library’s ESL coordinator Vanessa Mooradian for details on our one-on-one offerings as well as conversational program: One-on-one tutoring is available for Ramsey residents only.

201-327-1445 or

Rosetta Stone - Language Learning Software

The most trusted language solution for 25 years is now accessible online! In order to access Rosetta Stone through BCCLS, you will prompted to "Please contact your library administrator to obtain a Patron ID" - enter your library card, Login, click on the link (Rosetta Stone Library Solution), and you will be able to create your Rosetta Stone account.

Materials in the Library

The library also offers a selection of books, audiobooks and other ESL materials available. Search our online catalog or ask at the Circulation Desk for helping finding materials.

Volunteer to Become an ESL Tutor

Learn more about becoming a tutor of English to a speaker of another language and change a life.

Go to the Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley website or contact them at or (201)664-7597.


ESL Services Policy

Due to the limited availability of ESL tutor volunteers and ESL instructors, the library’s One-On-One sessions and Conversational Classes are available to Ramsey residents ONLY. Rosetta Stone access and materials in our library are available to any patron with a valid library card. See our ESL Services Policy for details.