ESL Logo

ESL (English as a Second Language)

ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group

Due to current restrictions, all events are online. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming virtual events.

ESL Online Zoom Meetings
Tuesdays 10:30 - 12 pm ONLINE
Join Zoom Meeting

If attending online, load zoom.us
Meeting ID: 873 4814 0872
Password: ndlesl

Tuesdays 10:30 am – 11:30 at the Library in the Friends Community Room

Join us for these informal sessions to help improve your English conversation skills.
No registration needed, just drop in! Questions: Call 248.349.3020 ext. 220 or email

ESL Collection

The ESL collection of the Northville District Library includes books and audiovisual products to support learners of English. The resources range from basic to intermediate level grammar, writing, reading, and pronunciation. The Library offers study guides for the TOEFL iBT, IELTS, TOEIC, and citizenship tests.

ESL Online Resources
Check here for online tutorials as well as websites offering ESL help and study.

image of People of different ages and nationalities

International Language Collection

Books
Check out our NEW adult international book collection in the library behind the lower information desk.  There you can find fiction and non-fiction titles in eight languages: Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu and Vietnamese. This collection is intended to better meet the needs of patrons that make up Northville’s growing, diverse cultural community and has plans to grow over the years.

In addition to the new adult collection, the library also features an international collection for kids, featuring books, DVDs, and media kits in over 20 languages.

Audio/Visual
The library has hundreds of CDs featuring music from around the world in our adult music CD collection. There are also over a thousand DVDs in the foreign film collection in over 70 different languages.

Digital/Downloadable
RBDigital – Magazines in Spanish
Overdrive/Libby – E-books in Spanish and Chinese, Films in many different languages
Cloudlibrary – E-books in Spanish
Hoopla – E-books in Spanish
Freegal – Music featuring many different artists from outside of the U.S.A.
Kanopy – Foreign Films from around the world