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The Seattle Public Library is offering several free classes this fall to help individuals prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test at the Central Library. Classes begin Monday, Sept. 12 and go through Saturday, Dec. 17.

The classes will cover all aspects of the citizenship test, including U.S. history and civics, reading and writing practice, and the questions covered on the Application for Naturalization.

There are two levels of class provided. The beginner level teaches about U.S. history and government and other information to prepare for the Citizenship Test. The class begins from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Dec. 7 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room 5. Enrollment is ongoing. Attendees may register in class and should bring a copy of their permanent resident card, along with a driver’s license or identification card. This class will be offered in Chinese and English.

The intermediate level class is for those who have attended the Library’s Beginner-level citizenship class, or have some basic knowledge of the working of the U.S. government, constitution and history. Enrollment is ongoing. Attendees may register in class and should bring a copy of their permanent resident card, along with a driver’s license or identification card. There are two intermediate classes available, one begins from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Dec. 7, while another starts from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday, Sept. 17 through Dec. 17 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, PACCAR Inc. Meeting Room 6.

Parking is available in the Central Library garage at the regular rates on weekdays and $7 on weekends.

The classes are presented in partnership with the Asian Counseling and Referral Service.

For more information, call The Seattle Public Library at 206-684-0849 or Ask a Librarian.

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