Language Learning

ESL Cart

A cart of books, DVDs, and CDs for anyone learning English is located on the 2nd Floor next to the World Languages collection.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

ESL classes at the Ela Area Public Library District are provided by the Mundelein School District 120 Adult Education Department. Please contact them for more information.

Las clases de inglés

Las clases de inglés como segundo lengua (ESL) - Las clases de inglés como segunda lengua en Ela Area Public Library las proporciona el departamento de educación para adultos del Distrito Escolar 120 de Mundelein. Por favor contácteles para mayor información.

Carrito de ESL - Un carrito de libros, DVD y CD para cualquier persona que esté aprendiendo inglés se encuentra en el segundo piso junto a la colección de Idiomas del Mundo.

Language Self-Instruction

Books, CDs, DVDs, eBooks & eAudio are available to guide you in self-instruction. You can find these materials by searching our catalog. Use the keyword combination of the language you would like to learn and the keyword "self-instruction" to get the best results. (Example: Spanish language AND self-instruction.)

More to Explore


Hoopla logo

App available. Stream or temporarily download TV episodes, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, and comics for all ages. Even check out magazines (search Binge Pass). Check out up to 20 items per month.

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LOTE4Kids logo

Help your kids learn a language and engage with reading. Choose from thousands of picture books in 65+ languages.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages logo

App available. Learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Create an account and then complete courses online or download the app.

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Overdrive / Libby

Overdrive / Libby logo

App available. Download and enjoy ebooks and eaudiobooks on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Check out fiction and non-fiction ebooks, audiobooks, and comics for all ages.

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