Monday           10-6
Tuesday           10-8
Wednesday     10-8
Thursday         10-8
Friday               10-6
Saturday            9-1
Sunday         Closed

 

Language Learning

Rocket Languages

Learn a language on your own terms and in your own time. Learn over 25 courses with your Ellsworth Public Library card!

  • Language Lessons to help you speak naturally
  • Culture Lessons so you can understand the people
  • Hear It Say It!, Know It!, and Write It! self-testing technology, so you can test your new language skills
  • Rocket Record voice comparison technology for every word and phrase used in the course
  • My Vocab; a feature that lets you store words for future reference
  • My Notes; a feature that lets you add notes and reminders to a lesson
  • My Forum, the online space where you can interact with other learners and your Rocket Languages teachers
  •  iOS and Android apps so you can use your course wherever you are

Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 100 languages at home or on the go with your MORE library card.

  • 100+ languages (and growing!):From Afrikaans to Zulu, the number of languages available to learners is constantly growing.
  • Tablet compatibility: optomized for touchscreen use on Android™ tablets and iPads, Transparent Language Online works on virtually any Internet-connected device or computer.
  • Extensive English collection:With paired English materials for speakers of 25+ languages, intermediate- and advanced-level courses, an American Citizenship Test Prep course, and more, we have the tools for every English learner.
  • Core skill-building activities:Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are the four pieces of the language puzzle. Put them all together through dozens of learning activities, including pronunciation practice and typing tasks.
  • Alphabet lessons:You can’t learn to read or write if you don’t know the alphabet. Get learners started on the right foot with full-length alphabet courses.
  • Usage tracking:Real-time, continuously-updated usage reports help you measure ROI through an administrative portal that is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Kidspeak

Included in Transparent Language Online for libraries, Kidspeak is a fun, easy-to-use language-learning program for young learners.

  • Available languages:Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
  • Age-appropriate content:Designed for ages 6 and up, children will learn words and phrases suitable for their age, needs, and interests.
  • Engaging activities:Combining animations with over 40 interactive activities, puzzles, and songs, each language is hosted by a fun cartoon “friend” and his or her playful pet, using only the language being taught.
  • Important skill development:Using the successful immersion approach preferred for young children, they’ll learn the alphabet and word recognition, simple sentences, how to use plural and singular, how to distinguish between words that look and sound similar, simple addition and subtraction, how to tell time, number recognition (matching numbers to written words), and correct pronunciation.
  • Dozens of topics:No matter what they’re interested in (clothing, school supplies, sports, travel, weather, and more), your children will be on their way to learning a new language in no time.
  • Hundreds of words and phrases:Add to your children’s seemingly endless vocabulary (and energy!) with over 700 words and expressions per language and 3 levels of difficulty.