Languages

Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your card; and is freely available online.

Little Pim

  

Have fun with languages! Children can start learning a second language before they can read a first one. Create an account in Little Pim and get started!

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duoLingo

Set up an account in your preferred language, then start learning a new one, whether you speak English and want to learn Swedish, or your first language is Spanish and you want to learn English.

(Translate the site into your first language using the menu in the upper right.)

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Odilo

  

Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.

  • Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
  • Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.

Get started today!

  1. Browse or search for a title you'd like to read. (More about searching.)
  2. Choose "Borrow" to check out the book. (More about borrowing and streaming.)
  3. Log in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Choose "Display in Browser."  We recommend reading in your browser. The app is not yet fully functioning.

Printable instructions in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese (PDF)

 

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English Conversation Circles

Join other English language learners and volunteers to practice speaking English in a warm, friendly environment.

Groups meet to practice at several locations throughout the district, and some locations provide activities for children.

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Japanese for Anime & Manga

Learn to write and speak different Japanese expressions so you can better understand and enjoy your favorite manga or anime.

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Goodwill's Job Connection Program

Use this free, local job search and referral program to help you find a job outside Goodwill that fits your needs and abilities.

You can also find English and citizenship classes in the Portland/Southwest Washington area.

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Clark College ESL

Learn to speak, read, and write English from the instructors at the main Clark College campus.

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