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We have books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, newspapers and digital content in many languages. We also have materials that can help you learn a new language, including English.

Questions? Ask any staff member or call 519.743.7502.

Learn a New Language

Want to learn a new language? Pick up some conversational phrases before travelling? Or practise a language you already know, but don’t use often? We can help.

To find language learning materials, search the library catalogue using terms such as “learn Spanish” or “learn Mandarin”.

Access Transparent Language Online, which provides lessons for learning many different languages. All you need is your library card and an email account.

Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online
Grammar and speaking lessons for more than 90 languages. Try it today!
Use inside or outside library

In Your Language

Access popular magazines and newspapers, in many languages, with your library card.

Dragon Source – Chinese Magazines Online

A wide selection of popular Chinese-language magazines are available for online reading in this collection.

Press Reader

Instant online access to a wide selection of newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.

Road to IELTS

Designed to help people learning English with Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Road to IELTS helps exam candidates with every aspect of test preparation.

Transparent Language Online

Grammar and speaking lessons for over 90 languages. You must create a profile to use Transparent Language. You will need your library card to create a profile.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Read your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or phone.

We have resources in international languages for the whole family. Access thousands of books, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers.