The Adult Learning Center offers Hamilton County adults the opportunity to receive academic assistance conducive to study and learning in the areas of Basic Academic Skill Building, Adult Literacy Sessions, Conversational English Study, Online Job Assistance, and Exam Proctoring.

Collaboration with the Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati, opens a new window and the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development, opens a new window contributes to the department’s mission to support life-long learning.

The Collection

Adults visiting the Adult Learning Center have access to a collection of reference material that supports their academic pursuits including encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, atlases, and textbooks.


Adult Learning Center staff and volunteers provide:

  • Pre-GED and GED Online Lessons
  • Adult Literacy Sessions
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) – Conversational English
  • Online Job Application Assistance
  • Basic Academic Skill Building
  • Exam Proctoring (appointment required)

Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 513-369-3121 or schedule an appointment online.


Nine computers, including an AfterSchool Edge station, are available for adults to use for academic study, workforce development, or research projects. These computers feature a wide variety of technology and software applications, including:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Additional eLearning programs

All computers also have multiple USB ports, media card readers, headphone slots and DVD/CD burners.

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