Do you offer interpretation services?

Yes! Follow these steps to connect to an interpreter within moments: 

  1. While visiting the library, stop at the welcome desk, the desk on the second floor, or the desk in the kids area.
  2. Point to your preferred language on the sign.
  3. A staff member will call an interpreter to help translate via video or audio within moments.

Languages available include: 

  • Af-Soomaali (Somali)
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Français (French)
  • Kreyòl (Haitian Creole)
  • नेपाली (Nepali)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • ...and 200+ more!

This service is intended for one-on-one conversations with a staff member in person at the library. Library staff will connect to an interpreter via a video conference call or an audio call using a computer tablet. For options when attending a library-hosted event, please see this page.

Note: For less common languages, you may need to wait for an interpreter to be available.