Classes: Throughout the year Metro North ABE offers Citizenship Classes to current Metro North ABE student attending ESL or ABE classes

  • Get information about becoming a U.S. citizen
  • Learn U.S. History and Government
  • Practice for the citizenship interview

Metro North ABE has received a grant as part of a collaborative project with MidMinnesota Legal Aid (provides naturalization preparation legal assistance) to provide free citizenship classes for anyone that qualifies. 

To qualify you must:

  • Be in the process of getting your citizenship
  • Be a legal permanent resident
  • Provide documentation of your eligibility


Classes at 2 locations:

Brookdale Library, Brooklyn Center: Room A/B, 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center
  • August 15-October 24, 2015 
  • No class on September 5, 2015
  • Saturdays, 9:00AM-12:00PM 
  • Must bring your permanent resident card with you to the first day of class
To sign up for class at the Brookdale Library:
Current Metro North ABE student
  • call 763-706-3833 and tell them you are interested in signing up for the Citizenship class at the Brookdale Library.
NOT a current Metro North ABE student
  • Attend an intake at the Columbia Heights Adult Education Center
  • 4111 Central Ave NE, South Building, Suite 100, Columbia Heights
  • Tuesday at 9:00AM, Tuesday at 5:30PM, or Thursday at 9:00AM
  • No intake on September 29 or October 1, 2015


Blaine Learning Lab, Blaine: Human Service Center of Anoka County, 1201 89th Ave NE, Suite 335, Blaine

    • September 14 - November 23, 2015
    • No class on September 28
    • Mondays, 1:30PM - 4:30PM
    • Must bring your permanent resident card with you to the first day of class
    • Sign up by either calling 763-783-4870 or send an email by clicking on "Contact Us" on the left side menu bar.  Please include your name, phone number, and if you attend classes at any Metro North ABE location.  Class size is limited.


    On-line Studying:

    The Metro North Adult Basic Education Program has created the best site on the Internet to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test. We have all the information you need on-line. Click the link at the bottom of this page to access the site.

    Click on the above web site to study for the U.S. Citizenship Test online.