Our Language Collection includes:
The CBCPL has over 1100 materials covering 45+ languages.
Our World Languages collection, located on the 2nd floor, has materials in Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Vietnamese, Arabic, German, French, Italian.
Our Spanish collection, located on the 1st floor, includes DVDs, CDs, and books.
ESL (English as a Second Language)
For those seeking to learn English, we have many materials available.
ASL (American Sign Language)
We have DVDs and books for those learning ASL as well as materials for the hearing impaired.
What is Mango Languages?
Mango Languages is a subscription resource that the library purchased for your use. It's a web-based language learning program, with over 45 languages to choose from. Start learning anywhere you have internet access. Click here to login or download their app for Android or the iPhone. (You will need your library card number to initially log in to create an account. Your PIN will be the last 4 digits of your library card number).
How to find for materials in the language you want to learn
Start at our catalog and type in the language you want to learn (e.g., French, Italian, Spanish, etc.) plus the phrase "self instruction" (without the quotes). Search results will retrieve all language instruction materials in that language. You can narrow down the list further by format (DVD, book, CD, etc.)
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Language Learning Websites
Quite a few language learning websites exist. The following are some examples: