Brush up on your world language skills or learn a new one.
Instruction for 70+ languages, including courses for ESL learners. Lessons contain reading, writing and listening components.
Language Learning Materials
Learning English? See our Adult Literacy page, or download the Library’s brochure to Learn or Improve Your English (PDF).
Learning a new non-English language? The Library has books, CDs, and DVDs to help you:
- Learn Arabic
- Learn Chinese
- Learn French
- Learn German
- Learn Japanese
- Learn Korean
- Learn Spanish
- Learn Russian
World Languages Collection
The World Languages Collection offers books, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers in three non-English languages: Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. The collection includes fiction (both translated popular American fiction and fiction from other nations) and also nonfiction titles covering topics such as health, cookbooks, and home maintenance.
ASLU – American Sign Language University
Learn sign language online.
Free online language learning.
HSDC Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center – Bellingham
Local services for the deaf or hard of hearing.