Introducing world language collections in OverDrive and the Libby app

Pima County Public Library’s Welcome to America team and Collection Development Office are happy to announce expanded language options in our digital collection!

Staff developed these collections for language-learners, bilingual readers, and refugees and immigrants in our area.

Now, in OverDrive and the Libby app, we offer ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines in these languages:

  • Arabic / عربي
  • Chinese / 中文
  • French / Français
  • German / Deutsch
  • Japanese / 日本語
  • Korean / 한국어
  • Persian / زبان فارسی
  • Portuguese / Português
  • Russian / Русский
  • Somali / Soomaali
  • Spanish / Español
  • Swahili / Kiswahili
  • Ukrainian / українська
  • Urdu / اردو زبان

How to find them

All titles will show up on the library’s website, in OverDrive, and in the Libby app.

On our website

You can get to the separate collections directly by visiting Welcome to America. You’ll also see these titles as you search the library catalog.

In OverDrive

Visit and click on Collections, then on either Español or World Languages.

In the Libby app

Open the app and scroll until you see Guides, then select More Guides. Select Español or World Languages. Download the Libby app here:

Some of the collections are fairly small right now, but we’ll add new titles as they become available. If you know people who will benefit from these collections, please share this wonderful news!