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Language Learning

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Learn a New Language with the Library

Your library card gives you free 24/7 unlimited access to learning a new language. Whether you are looking to learn English as a non-native speaker, learn a few phrases before a big trip, or connect with your heritage, your library card has you covered.



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Mango Languages online offers a fun convenient way to learn a new language with multi-media tools in a self-paced learning program.

  • Over 70 world language courses
  • More than 70 ESL/ELL courses
  • Available for desktop, Android & iOS, anytime, anywhere

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Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for online language learners of all levels—and it’s all free and easy to use with a library card.

  • Over 120 languages
  • ESL/ELL courses in over 26 languages
  • Available for desktop, Android & iOS

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