Language Learning at The Library

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There are a lot of ways to learn and practice a new language at the library. We have books, audio and DVD courses, eBooks, programs, and a great language learning app, Mango! A number of our online resources also offer language resources and portions of our website are available in translation, including our catalog search.

 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

April 16, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

May 21, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

June 18, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: BL Reading Porch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

July 16, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

August 20, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

September 17, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

October 15, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Partners

November 19, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Bowman Library
Library Branch: Bowman Library
Room: Bowman Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual
Event Details:
Are you learning a language and need to practice having conversations? Come to the library and chat with a native speaker! Practice language skills in a casual and judgement-free environment. Whether your second language is English or something else,...

Blog Entries

5 Ways the Library Can Help You Learn a Language

Learning a language can open all kinds of doors, from new friendships to new careers. If you’re looking to learn a new language or practice language skills, the library has your back. From physical materials for check out to online databases and learning apps, we have a wide selection to meet your individual goals and prefe...

RESOURCES

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Blue Ridge Download Consortium

Read or listen to free eBooks & eAudiobooks on your mobile device using the Libby app or on your computer. Visit OverDrive help for more instructions.

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Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area

Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area

Winchester Virginia's volunteer adult literacy organization. They teach reading, math, English language, computer, financial and citizenship skills to adults.

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Mango Language

Mango Languages

An online language learning tool that offers courses in Spanish, Polish, English, Mandarin, and more.

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Rocket Language Logo

Rocket Languages

Perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students. Has 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Practice for SAT & other college/graduate school admissions exams, civil service exams, ASVAB & other military entrance exams, plus the G.E.D. Includes eBook study guides. Login with your library card number, then make your own free account.

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Universal Class

Universal Class

Learn something new or update your existing skills! Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy.

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