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Community Resources

The Library provides information on a range of services to help New Yorkers of all ages. Find assistance with public benefits, citizenship resources, income taxes, and more.

Resources in English

  • Culture Pass

    Use your library card to explore dozens of New York City's museums and attractions with free admission.
  • idNYC

    This free ID card provides government photo identification, doubles as a library card, and offers discounts on entertainment.
  • SingleStop

    Get advice about public benefits, legal counsel, and financial assistance.
  • Connections

    Our annual guide is available to help people released from incarceration or anyone in need of assistance preparing for the world of work.
  • TASC Information (Formerly GED)

    Find free classes, resources, and general information on test preparation for the high school equivalency exam.
  • Income Tax Assistance

    Get information, tax forms, and assistance for those who qualify at select library locations.
  • Immigrant Resources

    Find citizenship preparation guides, resources, and diversity visa information, and learn more about becoming a U.S. citizen.
  • English Classes (ESOL)

    Improve your English listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Recursos en Español

  • idNYC

    La tarjeta idNYC es una identificación municipal gratuita disponible para todos los neoyorquinos.
  • Conexiones

    Encontrará una guía para personas que han estado encarceladas en la Ciudad de Nueva York.
  • Clases de Inglés (ESOL)

    Ofrecemos clases de Inglés para personas que hablan otros idiomas.