International Children's Library: Multilingual Books 4 Kids!

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Multilingual Books for Kids!

Over 20 language collections are included in our International Children's Library serving the Greater Boston area!   The more substantial collections are listed below, but you will also find bilingual books in Hmong, Vietnamese, Armenian, Somali and other languages.  

The English language collection has strong multicultural representation as well.

Books may be shared in our reading room and play town while you visit.  This also serves as a resource for Language Socials at Imagine Playspace's indoor playground in Cambridge.

Arabic

Over 30 books.

American Sign Language - ASL

Over 65 books.

English

Over 3,000 Books for every age are arranged by topic to meet your child's interest!  Ranging from board books, to learning to read, to chapter books, to parent and educator selections as well. Enjoy your selections on a comfy couch or in the kids town at the indoor playground! Reading offers a host of benefits as well as supporting English as a second language!

French

Over 300 books.

German

Over 90 books.

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Greek

Small  but growing collection of books.

Hebrew

Over 70 books. 

Plus over 175 PJ library Jewish culture books.Small  Collection

Hindi/Urdu

Over 30 books. 

Hmong

Over 15 books.

Italian

Small but growing collection of books.

Japanese

Over 55 books.

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Korean

Over 70 books.

Mandarin

Over 90 books.

Polish

Small but growing collection of books.

Portuguese

Small but growing collection of books.

Russian

About 200 books.

Spanish

About 300 books.