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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

Do you want to learn a new language, or pick up some conversational phrases before travelling? Or do you need to practice for the IELTS test? We can help.

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

The library also provides access to the following online language learning tools, which you can use anywhere, at any time, with your library card:

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.


Love is in the Air | Liebe leigt in der Luft

Read in Your Language

With your library card, you can access magazines and newspapers from around the world.

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.

RBdigital Magazines

(Formerly Zinio Digital Magazines)
Read your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or phone.

At the Library

We have thousands of books, DVDs, and magazines in several languages at each library location.