Storytime packets to go are available new each week from most Whitman County Library branches.…
Whitman County Library Now Offering over 70 FREE Language Courses & 20 ESL Courses
With just your library card, you now have 24/7 access to dozens of world language courses through Mango Languages. Mango makes learning a new language fun, easy, and incredibly effective. Featuring enjoyable and engaging lessons, Mango uses cutting-edge methods to make sure the new knowledge sticks.
Mango’s practical, self-paced courses make it easy to brush up on that high school French, rekindle your lifelong dream of visiting Japan, or simply improve your day-to-day Spanish. Lessons cover culture, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and real-world situations using native speaker audio. Nail that perfect accent using the voice comparison feature. The foreign language starts to feel natural as Mango helps you build new phrases on your own.
You can use Mango however, whenever, and wherever you learn best. Access Mango Languages on your computer, tablet, or smartphone – there is even an app for on-the-go learning, perfect for your busy lifestyle.
Whitman County Rural Library Acquires 202 World City Travel Guides
Are you planning a dream vacation or weekend getaway? Let the Whitman County Rural Library assist you with an innovative online reference, AtoZ World Travel. This resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics to assist your planning needs. The detailed travel information covers a multitude of topics from pre-trip preparation, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.
Anyone can access AtoZ World Travel using the library’s computers, or from anywhere in the world through the library’s portal at www.whitco.lib.wa.us. WCL deepens its coverage of topics with AtoZ World Travel, a product of World Trade Press, the Global Knowledge Company. This database is designed for world travelers, schools and universities, global businesses, and anyone who wants to prepare for their trip abroad.
Whether you’re planning a vacation or want to better communicate with an international friend, try Mango Languages and AtoZ Travel today! For additional information, please contact Sarah Phelan or Shirley Cornelius at Whitman County Library, (509) 397-4366.