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GED/Adult Education Success

A collection of South Mountain Community Library resources to help you prepare for the GED exam.

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Welcome to the GED/Adult Education Success research guide!  This research guide will help you find resources and classes to obtain your High School Equivalency (HSE) or General  Educational Development (GED) certificate.

The scope of the materials and resources are focused on improving your skills in: reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.


Source: Kenya's Story.  GED, 2018.  This link will take you away from the GED/Adult Education Success research guide.

You will also find information about where to take classes and tools to help you with: making contacts, GED and HSE preparation, study skills, and basic computer literacy.

If you don't find what you are looking for, don't hesitate to ask.  We want to help you!  To get help, use the GED Liaison Librarian or the Ask for Help tab located at the top.

Unauthorized GED Testing Center

South Mountain Community College (SMCC) is not an authorized GED testing center for the Arizona Department of Education, Adult Education Services. However, SMCC has collaborated with Friendly House to assist adult learners to quality educational opportunities to support GED success.

For authorized testing centers, use navigation tabs on your left labeled Classes and Testing Locations.

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Hi there!  My name is Lora Largo. I am the GED liaison librarian. This research guide will help you find resources for GED.  Please feel free to contact me or schedule an appointment via email:


South Mountain Community Library (SMCL) also offers research and informational service assistance throughout the week, even on Sunday.  You may also get research or reference help: 

  • In-person at a  Research and Information Service Desk
  • By phone: 1st Floor (602) 243 - 8187 or 2nd Floor (602) 243 - 8194
  • By online chatAsk a Librarian 24/7

Everyone needs a little help sometimes.


You don't have to figure out everything on you own.  Experts are available to help you at South Mountain Community Library.
Drop by the library.  Call the library.  Ask for a librarian.  Chat with a librarian.
Reference and Information Service Desk
1st Floor:  602.243.8187

2nd Floor:  602.243.8194


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Sunday:  1 pm to 5 pm
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