Welcome to the Pollard Memorial Library Citizenship Corner!

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The Pollard Memorial Library has established a U.S. Citizenship Resource Corner, thanks to funding from the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation.

The Citizenship Resource Corner is located in the Reference Room on the 2nd floor of the library. Here you will find U.S. citizenship test preparation materials, including books, flashcards, and DVDs. These materials are all available for check out. Informational literature on the citizenship process is also available.

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Two additional 10-week Citizenship Preparation Courses are scheduled in 2017.

Summer Session: Wednesdays, June 7-August 9, from 6pm-8pm REGISTRATION CLOSED

Fall Session: Wednesdays, September 6-November 8, from 6pm-8pm

 

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 basic 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, please complete the form below. For more information, please email Gail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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

• Learn about Naturalization/General Eligibility Requirements
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/learn-about-naturalization

• Apply for Citizenship
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/apply-citizenship

• Exceptions and Accommodations (to the naturalization requirements)
https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/citizenship-through-naturalization/exceptions-accommodations

• Information on Filing a Fee Waiver
https://www.uscis.gov/feewaiver

• Information on Filing a Reduced Fee Request
https://www.uscis.gov/reduced

Preparing and Practicing for the Citizenship Test:

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

iTunes | Google Play

What's on the Test? (USCIS)

https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test

• Study Materials for the English Test (USCIS)
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test/study-materials-english-test

• Study Materials for the Civics Test (USCIS)
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test/study-materials-civics-test

• Civics Practice Test (USCIS)
https://my.uscis.gov/prep/test/civics

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

Other Helpful Web Resources:

• Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
https://bensguide.gpo.gov/

• El Civics for ESL Students
http://elcivics.com/

• Presidents of the United States
https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents

• The White House: Our Government
https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600

 

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