November 27: All locations closed; no Bookmobile service.
November 28: Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed; no Bookmobile service.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language OnlineLearn 80+ languages online!

Learn language essentials and expand your vocabulary.

Learn more with grammar and language tips, access language and culture blogs, view the Word of the Day, interact with social communities, and take a Language Proficiency Test.

Create an account for yourself to keep track of your progress.

Go mobile with the free app for Android and iOS devices.

Before You Start: Create an account (you will need your library card).

Log In to Transparent Language Online 

If you are using a catalog/database computer at the library: access Transparent Language Online here (you will need your library card).

System Requirements

Windows XP & higher:

  • Flash 10.1 or higher
  • Preferred browser: Internet Explorer 7 & higher
  • Alternative browsers: Firefox 3.6 & higher, Google Chrome
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 or higher

Mac OS 10.5 & higher:

  • Flash 10.1 or higher
  • Preferred browsers: Safari 4 & higher, Firefox 3.6 & higher
  • Alternative browser: Google Chrome
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 or higher

Go Mobile with Byki Community Editions

Byki Community Editions allows you to take Transparent Language Online learning on the go with your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android powered device.

Download the app.

Sign in to Transparent Language Online and click Go Mobile to get a CLE User Name and instructions on how to activate Byki Mobile on your mobile device.

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Transparent Language Online