The Welcoming Center at Kent Library
The Welcoming Center at Kent Library is a place for immigrants, refugees, and new arrivals. All events and services are free.
Ask A Welcoming Ambassador
Ask one of our friendly welcoming ambassadors for help finding information and services for:
Welcoming Ambassador hours and location:
Mohammad Jan and Saido are available Thursdays, 6-9pm.
Drop-in, no appointment necessary
Learn how to become a U.S. Citizen and study for the naturalization test at citizenship classes.
- Practice speaking English, learn about American culture, and make friends at Talk Time conversation groups.
- Improve your English language reading, writing, and speaking skills at English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes.
- Learn English as a second language using self-paced online lessons. Log in to Mango Languages or pronunciator with your library card and PIN.
The Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) provides free 45-minute consultations with an immigration attorney to King County residents who qualify for assistance. Attorneys cannot represent clients but can refer to other assistance.