World Languages

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Borrow Books in Different Languages

The library has reading materials in seven languages other than English. Click on the links listed under each language to explore books for adults and children in the ORL Catalogue.

See a book you would like to borrow? You can request that it be sent to the library location closest to you. Learn more about requesting books and other items.  

Français – French

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books for Adults

Fiction for Young Adults

Fiction Books for Kids

Nonfiction Books for Kids

Picture Books

Find more French language content online 

Newspapers from PressReader (info)

eBooks, eAudiobooks, & Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 

عربى – Arabic

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more Arabic language content online 

Newspapers from PressReader (info)

Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 

中文 – Chinese

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more Chinese language content online 

Newspapers from PressReader (info)

Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies in Mandarin and Cantonese from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

  

Deutsch – German

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more German language content online 

Newspapers & Magazines from PressReader (info)

Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 

日本語 – Japanese

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more Japanese language content online 

Newspapers & Magazines from PressReader (info)

Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ – Punjabi

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more Punjabi language content online 

Newspapers from PressReader (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 

Español – Spanish

Fiction Books for Adults

Nonfiction Books

Books for Kids

Find more Spanish language content online 

Newspapers & Magazines from PressReader (info)

eBooks & Magazines from ORL's OverDrive collection (info)

Movies from Kanopy Streaming Films (info)

 


Languages are chosen and reviewed based on Census of Population data for our service area. If you have any recommendations for titles to add to the Languages collection, please go to our Suggestion for Purchase form.

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