English as a Second Language (ESL) is a free program that Commerce Library offers to all members of the community for whom English is their second language. This program is free through a grant from the General Dollar Stores and American Library Association. The library has grant funds available to pay for an ESL teacher, 4 hours a week. Katherine Van Laar has a Master Degree in Education and a specialization in ESL. The ESL program was developed by Crystal Vicente and is based on communication on topics such as school, job, medical situations and others.