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Newton’s World Language collection is robust and features the largest Chinese language collection in Minuteman Library Network and the largest Russian collection on the East Coast!

Our adult collection includes Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Yiddish. Look for them on the 3rd floor. Our adult DVD collection also includes many languages.

The Children’s Room has books in Chinese, French, Hebrew, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Their CD and DVD collections includes films in Chinese, Hebrew, Korean and Russian.  We also have books, CDs, DVDs, and Playaway Views for children in the Learning Languages section in:  Chinese, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

World Languages Resources

Hebrew Language materials 

Chinese Language materials 中文集 or find digital Chinese materials on Libby/OverDrive*

Korean Language materials 한국어 자료

Russian Language materials Материалы на русском языке or find digital Russian materials on Libby/OverDrive*

*Libby/OverDrive is a digital service that offers ebooks and audiobooks in many languages available to all Newton Free Library card holders.

Visit https://minuteman.overdrive.com today and log in with your library card to learn more!

Additional Language Learning Resources

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