The drive-up book drop is now open but the library is still closed. Look for more library service details soon. Due dates on items checked out have been extended and expired library cards have been renewed to JULY 1. For City of Tempe COVID-19 updates check here. For library closure updates check here. For public review of City budget check here.

Language Learning

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Free language learning resources

Wanting to learn a new language? Need a refresher course from what you learned in school?

Our online, print, and multi-media language learning tools are comprehensive, interactive, and free! 


Access to most digital library resources requires login with your library card barcode number and PIN.

Rocket Languages

  • Includes free access to:
    • Interactive Audio Courses in Spanish, English, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, American Sign Language (ASL), Korean, Portuguese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Audience:
    • All ages


  • Motivational progress trackers, reinforcement testing, and culture lessons
  • Mobile compatible: Apps available for Android & iOS 
     You must register for an account using the link above first, before you can sign in via the app.

Books & Multi-media

Foreign language instructional materials and dictionaries can be found in our non-fiction section. Multi-media instructional materials (such as CD-Roms) can be found in our Language & Literacy collection near the Connections Café. 
You can browse for books by using the following call numbers:

Find eBooks using our digital lending services: