Foreign language books at the library

Did you know that the Ann Arbor Library has a large collection of books in languages other than English? We have books for both adults and children, including many bilingual books for children. Whether you are a native speaker of these languages or just learning them, we have plenty of international language books to fit your needs.

We have

Spanish books
Chinese books
Korean books
Arabic books
French books
Japanese books
Russian books
Hebrew books
Farsi/Persian books
Polish books
Urdu books
Italian books

We also have several Indian languages and recently got in several children's books in various Indian languages.

Marathi books
Hindi books
Kannada books
Panjabi books
Bengali books
Telugu books
Tamil books

We are in the process of reevaluating and updating our foreign language collection. If you have any suggestions, comments or questions, please e-mail the foreign language selector at If there are any types of books, authors, titles etc. you would like to see at the library, please let us know.

Stay tuned for tips on searching for foreign language books.