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Learn a new language: Pronunciator

You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations! One of the great things about Pronunciator is that you can learn any language, in virtually any other language. Plus, Pronunciator has ESL for speakers of 50 non-English languages! Each language course has a minimum of 1,500 phrases to learn, and most have 10,000 phrases.

To access Pronounciator please enter your entire 14-digit library card barcode when prompted.

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The Friends of the Orcas Island Library has merchandise for sale*. Merchandise is available for purchase in the Library.

Canvas Bags: $15; Mugs: $15; Hats: $12; Bumper Stickers: $2.50

And, of course ... paperbacks ($1) and hardbacks ($2) in the Library lobby.

*All proceeds from the sale of merchandise help to further the mission and activities of the Friends of the Orcas Island Library.

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The National Library of Medicine, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836.

The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology.

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