International Materials

Adult ESL and Literacy Collection
Book Collection
Magazine Collection
Film Collection

Adult ESL and Literacy Collection

We offer the following in our Adult ESL and literacy collections:

  • Picture Dictionaries
  • Idiom and Slang Definitions
  • English Grammar/Writing Help
  • Student/Teacher Workbooks
  • Accent Reduction Materials
  • Easy Reader Books and CDs
  • Easy English Newspapers
  • Test Preparation Materials

Book Collection

The Adult International Language Book Collection consists of adult fiction and some non-fiction titles in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Telugu. The Youth Collection includes fiction and some non-fiction titles in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu. These books may be checked out for 3 weeks. They are not available for interloan. To see a list of foreign language holdings at other libraries click here.

 International Language Resources Brochure

Magazine Collection

The Novi Public Library currently subscribes to the following foreign language magazines and newspapers:

People en Espanol

Cheng Ming (Chinese)
Chitralekha (Gujarati)
Ekata (Marathi)
Hola (Spanish)
India Abroad (English)
Indian Tribune (English)
Korean Quarterly (Korean)
Kumudam (Tamil)
Ogonek (Russian)
Pakeeza (Urdu)
Paris Match (French)
People en Espanol (Spanish)
Sarita (Hindi)
Shukan Asahi (Japanese)
Spiegel (German)
Swati Saparivara Patrika
Taiwan Panorama (Chinese)
Yeo Sung Dong Ah (Korean)

 

                India Today Taiwan Panorama

Film Collection

The Novi Public Library offers international language films, unless otherwise noted the films are in DVD format. 

printer-friendly International Language Film Titles

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