Online lessons for Gail Borden Library card holders

With Powerspeak Languages, you can learn English, Spanish, German, French and more with interactive lessons and exercises.

You can use it from home or on the go, at anytime of day.

A Website to Learn English in Elgin

Hello English, Hello Elgin is a website that provides information and resources for adults who are learning English and organizations that serve learners in the Elgin area. 


Books, Audiobooks and Videos to Check-Out

The Library has a wide variety of materials for adults to learn and improve their language skills.  Use them at the Library or check them out with your card.

Books, Audiobooks, and Videos to learn English

Books, Audiobooks, and Videos to learn Spanish

Books, Audiobooks, and Videos to learn French

BooksAudiobooks, and Videos to learn German

BooksAudiobooks, and Videos to learn Chinese

Books and Videos to learn Sign Language