Citizenship Program at MMSCL

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library offers many resources to help residents of William Floyd School District on the path to Naturalization:

  • Free citizenship preparation class
  • Free one-on-one informational appointments to discuss the general citizenship process and how to prepare for the citizenship test
    • Please note: no legal advice is given or offered at appointments
  • Free one-on-one Citizenship Interview practice sessions
  • Citizenship Corner
    • Located on the lower level of the library by the Literacy office
    • Test preparation materials including books, flashcards, a legal services brochure, and more

For more information on the Citizenship Program, or to make an appointment, please call 631-399-1511 ext. 215 or 220.

Citizenship Preparation Class

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library patrons can join the Citizenship Preparation Class to prepare for the Naturalization interview and review topics on the civics test.

  • Register in the Literacy Department
  • Classes are held at William Floyd High School on Wednesdays
    • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in English
    • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Spanish (for eligible patrons)
  • Classes follow the William Floyd School District calendar and run September – May
  • Open enrollment is available during the school year

To be eligible to take the Citizenship Preparation Class, students should be able to answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Have you been a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) of the U.S. for at least 5 years (3 years if married to a U.S. citizen)?
  • Are you in the process of applying for United States citizenship or have you already applied?
  • Are you able to read, write, and speak intermediate English?
  • Will you be able to attend all classes after you register?
  • Do you have a Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library card?