There’s More to Explore in Multiple Languages on CHPL’s New Americans Webpages

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library

¡Bienvenida a la biblioteca! CHPL has even more to explore with our brand new New Americans webpage, opens a new window, where you can find library books, materials, storytime videos, and more in Arabic, Chinese, French, Nepali, Spanish.

A New Hub to Explore Across Languages

We've made it easier to find your next favorite “livres audio,” “موسيقى,” or “libro” by visiting the New Americans webpage., opens a new window Enjoy materials published in your native language or practice learning a new language with collections of books, movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, and magazines arranged by type for quick browsing.

Storytimes for All Ages – and All Languages!

The New Americans webpage includes materials and videos so even our youngest customers can learn without limits – or language barriers. Learn how to get to Sesame Street in Arabic, or take a journey in French to “dis bonjour!” to new friends with virtual storytimes.

Find ESOL Classes at the Library

Learning English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are free at the Library. Multiple ESOL classes each week help grow your speaking, writing, and reading skills. From traditional ESOL classes to art-based activities, there’s no better time to learn! To find dates and times for the Library’s ESOL classes or to register, visit our events page, opens a new window.

Expand your English skills outside of ESOL classes with language learning resources, opens a new window available for free with your library card. Read from a collection of over 1,100 titles for grades K-6 to master the basics with TumbleBooks, opens a new window, or dive into the details of English with personalized learning with Transparent Learning Online, opens a new window.

What would you like to see next on our New Americans webpage, opens a new window? Let us know in the comments below.