Say hello to books, movies and music in your home language and a whole lot more!
Whether you are new to Canada or have been here for many years, EPL has the resources to help you learn English (and many other languages), stay connected with your heritage, access over 800 newspapers from around the world, or assist you as you make your way in your new country. From English Language Learning to home language retention to settlement assistance, EPL is your one-stop multicultural shop.
Finding your way in a new country doesn't have to be difficult. Come in and see what resources EPL has to help new Canadians. We also have a
settlement practitioner on site at some branches who is available to assist you.
English Language Learners (ELL)
Are you learning English? Check out our ELL materials or meet new friends and practice your English by joining one of our ELL programs.
Books, movies and music in dozens of languages from around the world. Use these to foster home language retention or to help you learn another language.
Ressources en français
Musique, films, revues, livres pour jeunes et adultes… La collection d’EPL contient une multitude d’items en français. Consultez la page de programmation pour nos programmes d’activités en français. Pour trouver des suggestions de ressources en français disponibles dans notre catalogue, consultez les listes EPL Picks – Français.
Family Language Kits
From Arabic to Urdu, these dual language kits help families learn English together while having fun. Family Language Kits are designed to promote reading, language development, and library use for newcomers.
Stay Connected to Home Through World Newspapers with Press Display
Did you know you can access over 800 newspapers from around the world with just your EPL library card? Press Display provides same day coverage laid out as it would be in your hand, but now on your computer screen. From 80 countries in 38 languages at the click of your mouse!
Mango Online Language Learning Software
One of the most advanced online language learning programs available which includes more than 30 languages for English speakers and English language courses for speakers of 15 other languages.
Muzzy Language Learning
For families and learners of all ages. Muzzy is great for preschool and elementary school kids. Includes English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portugese and Russian.