Please note: The Main Library and all Branches will be CLOSED Saturday, May 25 & Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Language Learning

Our language learning materials for languages other than English are located in the 400s on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. You can borrow books, CDs, and combination sets to study more than 100 languages.

Free Access with Your Library Card

Mango Languages lets you practice 70+ languages from anywhere on your phone or tablet. Learn romantic Spanish phrases, practice an Arabic dialect, or expand your vocabulary through a Mandarin film! 

Transparent Languages offers more than 110 languages for English speakers, including indigenous languages from around the world! Plus, an English immersion course and English for speakers of 30+ languages.

Oxford Dictionaries for English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian provide word-to-word translations, grammar and usage notes, and audio files so you can improve your pronunciation.

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