Addison Public Library
4 Friendship Plaza
Addison, Illinois 60101-2499
Mon-Thu: 9 am - 9 pm
Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm
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International Language Collections
The library has Adult collections in Spanish
as well as a small collection of Spanish audio books
and Polish audio books
Adult International music is available in the following categories: Africa
, Native American
, S. America
, and Zydeco
DVDs: Browse the Adult International movie collection under the following languages: Arabic, Chad, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Inuktitut, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, Pashtu, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish and Thai.
- Newspapers & Magazines:
- Cosmopolitan en Español
- Fútbol Total
- Hispanic Business
- La Raza
- National Geographic (en español)
- Newsweek en Español
- Padres e Hijos
- People en Español
- Poder Hispanic
- Popular Mechanics en Español
- Prevention en Español
- TV Novelas
- Reader's Digest Polish Edition
- Twoj styl
- Selezione dal Reader's Digest
- Learn a foreign language with Mango Language software. Learn language through native conversations: Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Log in from home with your Addison Public Library card.
Library Events and Programs
English Conversation Groups
: FREE! -
Adult ESL learners practice English in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere with an instructor present. No registration is required. The groups usually meet in the lMeeting Room on the first floor of the library.
- The English Conversation Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month from 10 am to 12 noon. Tutors from Literacy DuPage facilitate the group.
- A second English Conversation Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm. Tutors are from the People's Resource Center.
ESL Collections and Resources
- Books: The literacy and ESL books are divided into categories. Each section has its own specifc colored sticker. Look for these colors for the following sections: Reading and Writing (Light Blue), Citizenship (Dark Blue), Mathematics (Red), Life Skills (Pink), Biography (Yellow), Fiction/stories (Green).
- Audiovisual: DVDs and Books on CD/cassette
- Dictionaries: Picture dictionaries including the Oxford Picture Dictionaries used in most ESL classes
- Citizenship Resources
- English Conversation Groups
- Mango online ESL program: Use the English as a Second Language module with ESL classes for native speakers of Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian, Turkish, and Vietnamese. Log in from your home computer with your Addison Public Libary card.
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