Language Learning Programs

Please use our online resources, or come into the library to check out some of the many materials from our collection. Please reach out to the library with any questions or interest in current or future language programs – ; 508-693-9433

Conversation Circle resumes on Thursday night’s at 6:30pm November 2022!


Online Resources

Mango Languages – Learn a new language on your mobile device for free with your Oak Bluffs library card. You will need to create your own login using your library card number to track your progress.

Transparent Languages– Newly offered (July 2022), this language learning software has many options for kids, or adults who want to learn through games! You will want to create your own login to start so you can track your progress.


Language Learning Collection


ESL: Beginner Level Class (Currently not offered.)

Began in Spring 2019 as part of a LSTA grant initiative to improve Citizenship and English Language Services. The course is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and The Library Friends of Oak Bluffs. It was offered twice a year for 10 weeks in the Fall and Spring and enrollment was capped at 10 students. Please contact the library to indicate your interest for when classes resume; ; 508-693-9433

Read about our first graduating class!


Language Learning Groups


Conversation Circle – English language support, Thursdays 6:30- 7:30

Join this multi-lingual group as we explore everyday English words and local culture. Any level of English speaker and speakers of all languages are encouraged to attend. Contact or call 508-693-9433 for more details.

Please email the library about your interest in attending for when we can restart the program. 


Friday Afternoon French (Currently not offered)

A facilitated lesson using the Mango Language program. We’ll do one chapter a week for a total of 10 weeks. Beginner level course, free and open to all.

3:30 – 4:30pm
OBPL Upstairs Conference Room

Call 508-693-9433 to let us know you are interested when we start back up