Language Resources

Several books from the Library's world language collection displayed on a bookshelf.

World Language Collection

Naperville Public Library is pleased to offer materials in a wide array of languages, reflecting the myriad of languages spoken in our community. Whether you are a native speaker or looking to refresh your studies, there is something of everyone. Currently, our world language collection has ten languages, including:

Multilingual Online Resources

Language Learning Resource

Mango LanguagesStart the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using a conversational methodology, delivered through native speaker dialogue, and created with each individual learner in mind.

Learn more at Mango Language.

English Conversation Groups

Literacy Dupage

Conversation groups are designed to give intermediate level and above adult English as a Second Language (ESL) learners a chance to practice speaking English in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. All adult English learners and their tutors are welcome to attend these sessions. This program is presented by Literacy DuPage.

View our calendar showing upcoming dates for these meetings.

Looking for materials in a language we don't currently carry? Let us know on our Material Request Form. We are always looking at the potential to add new languages to better serve our community.