Prepare for the GED

We’re taking a break! No High School Equivalency Preparation classes will be held in August or September. Classes will resume in October, 2016, in Castle Rock and Parker, and will cover what you need to know for the GED, HiSET and TASC.

Literacy LogoFree GED Test Prep

  • Instruction, assessment and practice tests.
  • In partnership with Colorado Educational Outreach.
  • Ages 17 and up, no registration required.

NEED MORE? Apply for a free One2One tutor who can meet you at one of our branch locations in Douglas County: the James H. LaRue Library in Highlands Ranch, Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock, Lone Tree, or Parker. Students requesting tutor should be prepared to work with their assigned tutor for a minimum of three months.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Our community partners have limited, need-based scholarships to take the GED and are available to residents of Douglas and Elbert Counties. These scholarships are available to students who prepare through our free test-prep programs, demonstrate readiness and have financial need.

The following resources can help you study and are available to use free of charge with your Douglas County Libraries' card:

Adult Learning CenterGet the help of live online tutors through the Adult Learning Center (tutoría en español también está disponible a través del Adult Learning Center).

Modern World History Online


The Modern World History Online database has videos, photographs and articles on topics also found on the GED.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context

The Opposing Viewpoints in Context database helps develop critical thinking skills and familiarity with the type of text found on the writing portion of the Writing and Language Arts assessment.


Science Reference Center

The Science Reference Center database has videos, photographs and articles to prepare for the Science portion of the GED.


Testing & Education Reference Center

The Testing and Education Reference Center offers two complete pre-tests for the GED. This resource gives feedback and explanations and is one of the resources recommended by the GED Testing Service. Additionally, you can access Peterson’s Master the GED prep book under the High School Tools in this database.

Continuing Education Classes

Access the following courses through Universal Class to help you prepare for the GED: ABCs of English Grammar, Essay Writing, English Composition 101, ABCs of Algebra, ABCs of Geometry, Basic Math 101, Biology 101, Chemistry 101, American History Review, World War II, American Government, The American Civil War, Ancient Civilizations


Contact Tiffany Curtin at 303-688-7646 or

Visit for FAQs and information about registering to take your GED, testing fees, and where to find the nearest testing center.