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English Basic Skills

Free adult English classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College integrate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for students with minimal English training. Classes are offered periodically at the Maryland City at Russett and Odenton libraries. Please call AACC for class dates and more information at 410-777-2901. 

GED and Adult Basic Skills

Do you need to improve your basic reading, math or language skills or get a GED? The Adult Basic Skills program provided by Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) at Odenton Regional Library offers courses in adult basic education to help you get started. For more information and to register call 410-777-1823.

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