General education diploma (gED) CLASSES

We partner with local Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) organizations to host FREE adult General Education Diploma (GED) classes in our branches. Participants must attend a mandatory orientation session before beginning GED classes. 

For more information, please contact Parma City Schools ABLE or call 440.885.8797.

Orientation Schedule

Adults who wish to attend free GED classes at the Library must attend an orientation session.

Brooklyn Branch
Friday, September 9,  9:30AM-1:30PM
Friday, October 7,  9:30AM-1:30PM  
(Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30AM-12PM)

Garfield Heights Branch
Tuesday, September 6,  5-7:30PM 
Tuesday, September 19,  9:30AM-12PM 
Monday, October 17,  9:30AM-12PM 
(Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays,  9:30AM-12PM)

Maple Heights Branch
Monday, September 26,  6-8:30PM
Monday, September 26,  9:30AM-12PM
Monday, October 24,  9:30AM-12PM 
(Classes will be held Monday and Tuesday mornings, 9:30AM-12PM; Monday and Thursday evenings, 6-8:30PM)

Parma Branch
Tuesday, August 30, 5-7:30PM
Monday, September 19, 9:30AM-12PM
Tuesday, September 20, 5-7:30PM 
Monday, October 24, 9:30AM-12PM 
(Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays,  9:30AM-12PM)

Warrensville Heights Branch
Monday, September 12, 9:30AM-12PM
Monday, October 10, 9:30AM-12PM 
Tuesday, September 13, 5-7:30PM
Tuesday, September 27, 5-7:30PM
(Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30AM-12PM) 

English for speakers of other languages (esol) classes

If you need to learn English, or just sharpen your language skills, you’ve come to the right place. We partner with local Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) organizations to host FREE beginning, intermediate and advanced-level ESOL classes. Adults who wish to attend our free ESOL classes must complete an orientation session. 

Parma City Schools ABLE ESOL Classes

Orientation Schedule

For more information, please contact Parma City Schools ABLE at 440.885.8797.

Parma Branch 
Tuesday, September 20, 12:30-3PM
Tuesday, October 25, 12:30-3PM 
(Classes will be held Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12:30-3PM)    

Parma-Snow Branch 
Friday, September 16,  9:30AM-12PM
Friday, October 14,  9:30AM-12PM 
(Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30AM-12PM)  

Cuyahoga Community College ABLE ESOL Classes

Orientation Schedule

For information, please call Cuyahoga Community College ABLE at 216.978.2135.

Solon Branch 
Fall registration is over; check back later for winter classes.

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch 
Tuesday, August 30, 10AM
Thursday, September 1, 5:30PM 


Prepare for Citizenship & English Proficiency Tests     

We also offer print materials to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test and English proficiency tests, such as the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). You’ll find all these books, guides and other resources in our catalog. 

Online Research Resources 

Learning Express Library has everything you need to pass the GED tests:Need library card number to login and create LEL account

  • Informative eBooks
  • Interactive courses in every GED subject
  • Introduction to the new 2014 GED Test, including practice questions
  • Instantly scored practice tests and essays  

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