New Americans

Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your card; and is freely available online.

Access Washington

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Locate Washington state government information and services with links to all state agencies with communities information. (Site is available in Spanish, Russian, and more.

Use the menu in the upper right to translate.)

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Catalog & Reading Lists

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Browse the lists of newly added items, lists by genre, or age group.

Seek out books, eBooks, large-print books, audiobooks on CD or playaway, eAudiobooks, DVDs, playaway views, book discussion kits and more to borrow and enjoy.

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Classic Catalog & Award Winners

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Browse lists of bestsellers and award winners, search for books, audiobooks, large-print, DVDs, and more that you can borrow and enjoy.

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Conversation Circles at FVRL

Join other language learners and volunteers to practice speaking in a warm, friendly environment. We have groups for speaking English, Spanish, Chinese, ASL, and French.

Groups meet to practice at several locations throughout the district, and some locations provide activities for children.

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Goodwill's Job Connection Program

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Use this free, local job search and referral program to help you find a job outside Goodwill that fits your needs and abilities.

You can also find English and citizenship classes in the Portland/Southwest Washington area.

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Learning Express Library

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Find resources including practice tests and tutorials for school success; college, career, and citizenship preparation; and software and computer tutorials.

You'll be able to:

  • Improve your skills in elementary, middle, and high school subjects, or study for your high school equivalency credential.
  • Prepare for the ACT, SAT, and AP tests and more, and search for scholarships.
  • Explore careers and prepare for entrance and occupational exams and military tests.
  • Find a college, review your college skills, or prepare for for college placement exams and grad school admission exams.
  • Learn computer and internet basics, and master popular software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, and Windows operating systems.

Some features require free registration in order to save your work, revisit your tests, or store scores. You'll need a valid email address and PIN to register.

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Legal Information Reference Center

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Use tools and instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate, and rights & disputes.

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Washington Court Forms

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Find forms that are used statewide in Washington Courts.

(Some information is available in Russian, Spanish, and other languages.) Please note: some counties also have additional forms at the county court websites.

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Washington State Food Worker Course

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Choose a language, watch the training video, take the test, pay your fee, and print out a food handler's card, so you can work in the food or restaurant industry in Washington.

(Available in multiple languages.)

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WorkSource Washington

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Explore careers, research occupations, the labor market, and more under the Career Tools menu.

Find local offices, training, job listings, etc. under the Resources tab. Take advantage of the information and services for both job seekers and employers. (Available in multiple languages.)

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