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Community Resources

During these challenging times, the Library is here to help our communities to find the resources they need. NYPL has collected a selection of links to help our patrons find important information and help.

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  • Education Resources for Families

    Stay up to date with news from NYC Schools and learn about scholarships and other resources to help your children succeed.
  • Legal Aid Resources

    Find important free legal services programs and resources.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

    The Library is here to help direct our communities to resources about COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Multilingual Resources at NYPL

    The Library is committed to helping recent immigrants and bilingual and multilingual communities navigate our array of free services and resources for all ages.
  • English Classes (ESOL)

    Improve your English listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  • Immigrant Resources

    Find citizenship preparation guides, resources, and diversity visa information, and learn more about becoming a U.S. citizen.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Volunteering in Your Community

    Help school-aged children from elementary through high school with tutoring and mentorship opportunities, many remotely.