Windsor Public Library offers materials in 25 languages, in addition to English and French, and provides programs, services and resources to help newcomers settle into our community:
- Albanian – Libra në shqi
- Bosnian – Bosansk
- Croatian – Hrvatsk
- German – Deutch
- Hungarian – Magyar
- Italian – Italian
- Polish – Polski
- Romanian – Român
- Somali – Soomaliy
- Spanish – Español
- Vietnamese – Tiêng Viêt
Resources at the Central branch include: books for adults, books for children including dual language books, magazines, daily newspapers, books, CDs, and DVDs.
To find library resources in your language, go to our catalogue and select Advanced Search. Choose your language in the “Language” field. Note that the library has items in only the languages listed above.
“ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AND CITIZENSHIP RESOURCES”:
Windsor Public Library has a rich collection of “English as a Second Language” (ESL) materials, which include dictionaries, CDs, DVDs, language learning guides and test preparation books. Books cover TOEFL, IELTS, and TOEIC.
A library card will also provide access to online practice tests at the Learning Express Citizenship, TOEFL and TOEIC Centre.
English Conversation Circles are held at several branches. Our program guide provides details.
If you want to learn a new Language, WPL has language learning materials from Albanian to Zulu. Search our catalogue using the terms “self-instruction and <name of language>”.
JOBS and CAREERS
There are many links in our Career & Job Searching section on programs for recent immigrants.