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Mailing Address:
PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Featured Resources (access from home with your library card)

Mango Languages
50 languages & ESL Spanish, French, German, Mandarin & Ingles


  • BBC Languages - Interactive lessons, dictionaries, podcasts, games and more featuring Spanish, French, Italian, German,  Portuguese, Greek, and Chinese.
  • Busuu - Learn English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese or Russian.
  • Digital Dialects - Animated activities for language learners in 56 languages.
  • Duolingo - English, Spanish, French, Italian, German or Portuguese.
  • Digital Dialects - Animated activities for language learners in 56 languages.
  • Forvo - Pronunciation guide to many of the world's languages by native speakers.
  • Indo-European Language Tutorials - Includes Dutch, Swedish, Icelandic, Faroese, Russian Ukrainian, Croatian, Finnish, Turkish, and Indonesian.
  • Innovative Language Learning - Free podcast lessons with registration. More advanced materials available for a fee. French, Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, and Russian.
  • Internet Polyglot - Uses images and games to aid memorization. Includes Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, Hindi, Polish, Romanian, Czech, Norwegian, Hungarian, and Estonian.
  • Live Lingua - Foreign Service Institute language courses
  • LiveMocha - An online language learning community. Learn from native speakers.
  • - Covers pronunciation, phrases and vocabulary, linguistics and travel guides for 35 languages.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Individual Languages

Online Dictionaries and Translators

Language Resources