English as a Second Language Conversation Groups

Join one of our Weekly ESL Conversation Groups!



The Community Literacy Council offers weekly conversation groups for adults wishing to improve their conversational English. These groups meet at the Canton Public Library, Plymouth District Library, and Connection Church in Canton in Plymouth. We also have a conversation group for family members of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools' students at Eriksson Elementary school. The conversation groups are free of charge and no registration is required.


Click here for a printable copy of our conversation groups.

Canton Public Library, 1200 S. Canton Center Rd, Canton, MI 48188

  • Conversation Group via Zoom: Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • Conversation Group: Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - In-Person, masks required

  • Beginner / Intermediate Reading Groups: Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - In-Person, masks required

  • Advanced Book Club: Fridays from 11:30 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - In-Person, masks required

  • Toys available to occupy small children during the conversation group upon request

  • Check program calendar for dates library is closed


Plymouth District Library, 223 S. Main Street, Plymouth, MI 48170

  • Conversation Group via Zoom and In-person: Monday mornings from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Reading Group via Zoom: Mondays 11:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Page By Page Intermediate Book Club via Zoom: Mondays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Toys available to occupy small children during the conversation group upon request

  • Check program calendar for dates library is closed


Additional Resources in Plymouth & Canton

Community Literacy Council is pleased to partner with other groups in our community:

Connection Church, 3855 S. Sheldon Road in Canton offers conversation groups at the following times:

    • Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - In-Person conversation group

    • Saturday mornings: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Zoom conversation group

    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ELL Book Club - Intermediate Level

    • 3855 S. Sheldon Road, Canton, MI 48188

    • Contact Joyce for more information: 734-890-2050 or joycesilagy@wideopenwest.com

The following group has been suspended through August 2022:

Eriksson Elementary in Canton offers conversation group for family members of students who attend Plymouth-Canton Community Schools:

    • Monday mornings from 9:45 am - 11:15 am

    • 1275 N Haggerty Road, Canton, MI 48187


Resources in Other Areas:

Oakland Literacy Council (ESL) - Click Here for website information

Washtenaw Literacy Council (Adult Basic Education and ESL) - Click Here for website information

Siena Literacy Center (Adult Basic Education and ESL) - Click Here for website information