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Discover a world of language resources
We can help you learn another language or improve the language skills you already have. Maybe you want to read a book, magazine or newspaper in a language other than English? We can help.
Read books, newspapers and magazines in languages from all over the world.
We have online resources as well as titles to borrow and take home. For a full list of languages available see our World Languages Collections page.
eMagazines from around the world
World Languages Collection
FAQ: Languages available on the self-issue kiosks
Borrow English language courses, grammar titles, or books in simple English to help you learn or access online resources focused on improving your English skills.
Learning English eResources
Clear Pronunciation 2 Speech
Road to IELTS: General
Clear Pronunciation Sounds
Road to IELTS: Academic
In the catalogue: Learning English
Learning Te Reo Māori
Read books in te reo Māori, borrow language courses, dictionaries, phrase books and more.
Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori / Māori Language Week at the library or find recommended resources to help you improve your te reo Māori skills.
Learning te reo Māori
Beginners kete to learning basic Māori
Te reo Māori reading for adults
Te Kura Pounamu Award for Te Reo Māori
Te Reo Māori learning titles
New Zealand Sign Language
Find recommended resources on our New Zealand Sign Language Week page, or borrow sign language grammars, workbooks and DVDs.