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Foreign Language Resources

Learning a new language can be fun and easy with the many resources and materials @ your library.

Online and interactive language learning accessible 24/7

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Are you studying or traveling abroad?

Byki ® is a self-paced, online language learning system. The Byki learning method takes users through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in a new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation, in the shortest time possible.

Learning a language on-the-go

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With a valid library card you can download books in more than 15 languages to your computer, transfer them to a portable device, or burn them on to a CD for your listening pleasure anywhere, anytime.

Immerse yourself in the language

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The library offers many e-research databases covering an extensive list of cultural topics, discussions and historical events to help connect the learning with the language.

International Language Collection

Looking for a book written in a foreign language? Explore the library's vast collection of more than 25,000 materials written in more than 20 languages.

World Music Collection

The library offers a diverse selection of CDs featuring world music. Visit your nearest location for availability.

Reading the news from around the world is just a click away.

Check out the library’s list of newspapers, magazines and websites from around the globe. Find out what’s going on in another country or continent.

Newspapers and Magazines

The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience

Acceda Noticias: Spanish language full-text news articles

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia database from World Book

Informe: Periodicals database that provides Hispanic magazines with complete texts