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ASL Classes

The DC Public Library offers free American Sign Language (ASL) classes at multiple locations, including virtual options. Registration is not required, and all skill levels are welcome. If you are interested, please view our curriculum for our Beginner Classes and Intermediate Classes

You can find the most up-to-date schedule of ASL classes here, as well as on the library’s online calendar. If you wish to be updated on all events, including ASL Classes, you can sign up for the Center for Accessibility's monthly newsletter.

See Upcoming Classes

Current Locations for Classes

Martin Luther King Memorial Library

  • Center for Accessibility 

Northeast Neighborhood Library 

ASL Resources

Whether you're a novice taking one of our classes or is fluent in ASL, this list of resources will come in handy for anyone interested in learning about American Sign Language. Here is a link to resources available at DCPL.

If you need help accessing the link, please don't hesitate to reach out to the Center for Accessibility through email at or call 202-727-2142.  

ASL Accommodations

DC Public Library provides ASL interpreters only for DCPL-sponsored programs. If you need an interpreter for a non-library program, contact the Center for Accessibility for a list of interpreting agencies. To request ASL interpretation for a library program, please fill out this form at least one (1) week in advance so we may coordinate services. If assistance is needed, please reach out at 202-559-5368 (voice or videophone) or via email at

Select Library locations also have remote ASL interpretation available through the Language Line app. This is ideal for shorter interactions with Library staff. Learn more by going to our Assistive Technology Support page. 

More Services Provided by The Center For Accessibility

Audiences: All Ages
A teacher showing a classroom how to sign in American Sign Language.

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