Alert: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library is currently closed to the public until further notice. For the safety of library staff and in accordance with the Mayor’s Executive order, as of Tuesday, March 31st, we will no longer be accepting items for return through the library’s book return at the back of the building. No current checkouts will come due and no fines will accrue for items in good standing during this closure. We will not be taking ILL, material requests or book donations during this time. Please visit our website to see the many ways you can stay connected to books and other activities. We are pushing out resources for engagement at home through our FB page https://www.facebook.com/CMCPublicLibrary. From all of us  in your library family, we look forward to seeing you happy and healthy again when we reopen.

Mango LanguagesMango Languages is a great new resource offered at your library. Used by such entities as the Department of Homeland Security and the Pentagon, Mango Languages features lessons for learning new languages. Over sixty languages are available, and Mango Languages also has a special section on learning English in 15 different languages.

To use Mango Languages, click on the Mango Language icon.  Create a profile by typing in your email address and making up a password. This will be what you use to log in to Mango Languages in the future. Now, you can click on “courses” and click on the language you want to learn. From there, you will launch the lessons.

The Dashboard tab shows recently studied courses. You can click on the course to continue where you left off. Under the translate tab, you can quickly translate passages from one language to another. Finally, the support tab is available should you have any technical issues.

To access Mango Languages from home, simply type in your email address and password at the log in screen. If it is your first time logging in from home, you will need to type in your library card number.