Local Resources

Local libraries, nonprofits and other institutions offer a wealth of free English language learning and educational resources for adults and children. These include the following:

Basalt Regional Library

Visit the library’s Spanish-language collection HERE or start learning a new language using Mango online HERE

Carbondale Branch Library

Be sure to check out online access to drivers’ tests, GED practice, language learning and more on the library’s Research page HERE.

Pitkin County Library

Access language-learning applications Rosetta Stone and Mango through the library’s website HERE.
Practice pronunciation and listening comprehension using Pimsleur through the library’s OverDrive collection. LEARN MORE. Login to OverDrive for free using your library card number.

Colorado Mountain College

ESL classes are open to all adults, ages 17 and older from basic to advanced. The cost of ESL classes depends on the type of course. Some scholarships are available to cover class costs. High School Equivalency (HSE) / General Educational Development (GED) test preparation classes and testing are also offered.

Literacy Outreach

Offers one-on-one English literacy tutoring, workplace and financial literacy, and citizenship support to students and tutors living in Garfield County and the Colorado River Valley.

Valley Settlement

Provides early childhood and parent engagement programs for individuals and families. English classes are available through the Lifelong Learning program.