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Learning English and Other Languages

Learning Languages


Languagenut contains more than 20 languages and also provides 70+ support ESL languages for students where English is your second language. It includes a choice of fun games, songs and activities that are engaging for children and adults alike.


Learn a language for free. Forever.

Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.

For more information and help using Duolingo, view the tutorial available on Kingston Libraries' Niche Academy by clicking on the "View Tutorial" link below.

Learn Sign Language

Learn to Sign Auslan

Ever wanted to learn sign language? Check out Kingston Libraries Learn to Sign video series teaching basic Auslan, the sign language used by the Australian deaf community.

Life in Australia

AMES Australia

AMES Australia helps new and recently arrived migrants to settle in Victoria. AMES offers classes in English, employment assistance, and all you need to know about living and working in Victoria.

For Kids

LOTE Online for Kids

Kids can now enjoy digital books in over 25 languages, together with English translations, from the comfort of home!

To access:

  • Visit LOTE Online for Kids
  • Login using your library card barcode number
  • Select a language and enjoy a story!

Other Language Support

Library Collections

Kingston Libraries hold materials in Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, and Vietnamese. For further details see our Collections page.

If you require materials in any other languages you can check the link below to see which other library services in Victoria have books, magazines, newspapers and/or DVDs in your language, or speak to the Librarian at your local Kingston Library branch.

Language Line Translation Service

Kingston Council provides a free translation service through our Language Line that you can call for information in over 160 languages and dialects.


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