Learn a Language

Brush up on your world language skills or learn a new one.

Free to Bellingham Public Library Cardholders

Mango Languages
Instruction for 70+ languages, including courses for ESL learners. Lessons contain reading, writing and listening components.

Other Library Resources

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:

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.

Recommended Websites

ASLU – American Sign Language University
Learn sign language online.

Duolingo
Free online language learning.

HSDC Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center – Bellingham
Local services for the deaf or hard of hearing.