Learn a Language

Mango languages is a free language learning resource for all library members and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.


Mango languages offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for mobile devices and tablets.

Login with your library card and start using Mango Languages today!


Road to IELTS

Road to IELTS is a powerful resource for those preparing for IELTS papers. It provides exercises, mock papers, advice, tutorials  and more for both the General and Academic levels. Road to IELTS is available through the State Library of New South Wales and all Hills Shire Library members can access it with their library card.

Login with your library card through the State Library