Languages



Mango

Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.  As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you’ll learn more than just words and phrases. In addition to lessons, Mango also offers language learning through a selection of streaming, full-length films with interactive content. English courses are available for non-English speakers. On the go? Set up a free account through our Mango database or download the free Mango Mobile Library Edition app, and start learning!

  • The system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection.
  • Languages include Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.




Muzzy

Muzzy is an award winning BBC Online Language Program for children from beginners to early intermediate language learners. Learn to speak Spanish, Latin-American Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese (Pinyin), Korean (RR) and English. Surrounding learners with visual, aural and contextual language, MUZZY employs a natural immersion approach, modeled on the way we all learn our first language.

  • For Home Computer
    • Go to the Muzzy Website.
    • Login with your Princeton Public Library card number.
    • Choose the language that you want to learn.
    • You may click the lifesaver button on the lower right hand corner of your screen to view a brief tutorial of how Muzzy Works.
  • For Mobile Device:
    • You can also access Muzzy Club on an Android or iOS Tablet.
    • Perform a one-time Installation of the Puffin Academy Safe Browser for Children
      Install the Puffin Academy Browser, Mobile Flash Browser for K-12 Education, from Google Play or the Apple App Store.
    • After installation, open the Puffin Academy Portal and search for Muzzy.
    • Once found, click on the Muzzy Language icon.
    • Select Install.
    • Open the Puffin Academy app.
    • Select MUZZY and login with the following user name and password:Username: princetonlibrary
      Password: ilovemuzzy

  



Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a service language learning. Select from 30 languages featuring core lessons in developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Note: if you plan on using the mobile app, please read the instructions to the right before you begin.

  • Available on computer, tablet and phone.
  • For computer:
    • Use Rosetta Stone link on the left, login with PPL library card number
    • Click on Rosetta Stone Library Solution
    • First time users: create account with email as username and a password of your choice. Choose language and sign in
    • Click on Launch Rosetta Stone Language Lessons Version 3
    • Choose same language chosen when signing in
    • Choose level, etc. and START
  • For mobile device (tablet or phone):
    • Download Rosetta Stone: Learn Languages app. DO NOT LAUNCH
    • Open browser on device and go to the library’s website (princetonlibrary.org)
    • Select Books & More/elibrary/Languages and scroll down to Rosetta Stone link
    • Login with PPL library card number and click on Rosetta Stone Library Solution
    • First time users: create account with email as username and a password of your choice. Choose language and sign in
    • Clicking on Launch Rosetta Stone Language Lessons Version 3 will launch the app
    • To sign into the app: choose work or school. Enter username/email, and password. For namespace, enter cjrlc085 (that’s a zero).




RBDigital

Enjoy this collection on your computer (PC or Mac)  and also download directly to your smartphone or tablet. Includes audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines.

  • Formerly known as OneClickDigital (for audiobooks/ebooks) and Zinio for Libraries (for magazines)
  • Available on computer, tablet and phone.
  • Check out a maximum of 3 books at time for up to 21 days.
  • No overdue fees; books are automatically returned to the library at the end of the lending period.
  • No limit for the number of magazine issues checked out. Delete issues from account when no longer needed.




 

Hoopla

Hoopla allows you to access thousands of ebooks, comics, audiobooks and music albums all available for mobile and desktop use.

Streaming requires continuous access to an Internet connection via wireless, ethernet, or cellular data plan.

  • Available on computer, tablet and phone.
  • Check out a maximum of 5 items per month (borrow ebooks, comics, and audiobooks for 21 days, music albums for 7 days).
  • No overdue fees; items are automatically returned to the library at the end of the lending period.
  • Sorry, items cannot be returned early
  • View our Hoopla Guide to find customized downloading instructions for your device.