Free classes for adults in Lincoln, NE

We offer online, in-person, evening, weekend, group, and 1-1 classes. Our classes are led by volunteer tutors six days per week at various locations throughout Lincoln.

English Language Classes

Students from all countries and cultures learn to read, write, and speak English. We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

Adult Skills Classes

Students prepare for work in the U.S. or return to their professions. We provide individual career navigation and workplace preparation classes.

Workplace Classes

Students learn job-specific vocabulary, U.S. work culture, and English language skills on the job. We offer customized curriculum to employers throughout Lincoln.

Services for Students

Free Childcare

The children of our students get free educational childcare, on-site, while parents attend class. We offer enriching activities like stories and songs to help them build literacy skills.

Free Van Transport

Students get free van transportation to and from class. We provide this service with priority given to new refugees.


Call 402.476.7323 or email

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What Students Say

“Lincoln Literacy helped us find a new job in Bryan Hospital in medical field.”
— Ahad, phlebotomist at Bryan Health and former Lincoln Literacy student

Class Schedule

We offer 100+ classes weekly, 6 days per week.