Literacy and ESL

Literacy and ESL : Citizenship Help


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Citizenship Help

Are you ready to become a United States Citizen? The Library has FREE help, including:



If you need help using any of these resources or finding other citizenship and ESL services, call 206-386-4636, Ask a Librarian, or visit any Library location for more information.


US Citizenship Information booklets and video guides in 15 languages


Booklets PDF are available in 14 languages. They include:

  • Application information
  • Study materials for the exam
  • Lists of organizations that offer classes and help people with the citizenship process
  • An N-400 application form


Video guides Video are available in 15 languages with sound and subtitles. They include:

  • Application information
  • Study materials for the exam
  • Tips on the citizenship interview


The booklets PDF and videos Video are available in the following languages:

Amharic / አማርኛ

Russian / Pусский


Cambodian / Khmer


Somali / af Soomaali


Cantonese / 中文(粤语)


Spanish / Español




Tagalog / Tagalog


Korean /한국어


Thai / ภาษาไทย


Lao / Afaan


Tigrinya/ ትግርኛ


Mandarin / 中文(国语)


Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt


Oromo / Oromo




This information is also available through audio CDs that you can listen to on any CD player or computer. CDs, DVDs of the video, and booklets can be picked up at any Library location.

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