UPDATE JUNE 19: PPL To Go is up and running! Place a hold. Wait for your pickup notice. Then make an appointment to pick it up. We look forward to seeing you! Our COVID-19 information page continues to have links to current health information in multiple languages. Reference will be answering questions Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, 871-1700 x725. If you would like to open a temporary eResource library card, please email us at email@example.com
Online Resources » World Languages
cloudLibrary » Download popular eBooks for free to your phone or tablet from cloudLibrary. This service is offered in partnership with other Maine libraries, with some additional content purchased by Portland Public Library and available to Portland Public Library cardholders exclusively.
Mango Languages » Mango Languages is a fun, fast, and interactive online language-learning system to learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, or English. Available from home--set up an account with your email address, and library barcode and select a password.
Pronunciator Language Learning » Self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. Audio lessons, interactive textbooks, intelligent flashcards, pronunciation analysis, phrasebooks, and quizzes.
TumbleBooks » TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you.