Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Non English Language Books at Santa Clara City Library

Most of Santa Clara City Library's books are in English but we do have some in other languages. These are the languages we have:
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Panjabi
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
To find a book in a non English language, in the Classic Catalog try a Call Number search, for example, Chinese 004 D53 or Japanese Fiction. You can also use the Subject Field and type in Vietnamese Language materials to find these books. We also have language learning books, DVDs, CDs, and cassette tapes for learning the languages listed above and many more languages.

Materials for adults are located on the 2nd floor in the Languages Pavilion. Children's materials can be found in the Youth Services area on the 1st floor. Don't forget Mango Languages which is available from our website 24/7. Mango Languages will allow you to follow a self-paced program for learning a language from the convenience of your own computer. Find it on our website by selecting Research/Resources, Electronic Resources, Mango Languages.

posted by mb for jh