Bonus Summer Adventure Activity: Learn a Word in Another Language

Looking for More Adventure? 

If you’ve exhausted the list of activities in the Summer Adventure Guide, look no further! Keep an eye on our blogs for bonus activities. Bonus activities are part of celebrating A World of Stories, the theme for this year’s Summer Adventure at AC Library.

Share Your Language Learning Experience with Summer Adventure 

Have you always wanted to learn another language, but didn’t know where to get started? Go on a Summer Adventure and explore the language learning resources in our eLibrary! All you’ll need is a library card. 

We would love to hear about your experience learning a word in another language on our Summer Adventure webpage. Submit your form to get a book gift and a chance to win other prizes! 


Pronunciator is an online language-learning service that includes courses in dozens of languages for beginners and advanced learners, kids, and adults. This includes ESL courses for speakers of a large selection of non-English languages. Pronunciator’s interactive online courses feature pronunciation analysis, virtual coaches, scored quizzes, and downloadable audio lessons and phrasebooks.  

Rosetta Stone Library Solution  

Learning languages is fun with Rosetta Stone!  Experience immersive learning that includes:  

  • 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests  
  • Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills  
  • Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more  

USA Learns 

The Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL) promotes programs that help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major areas of support are Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English Language Acquisition. 


The Adventures Continue 

Join a program related to our theme, A World of Stories, and check out a title from our story lists filled with staff recommendations.  

I'm New! Immigrant Experiences for Children - Summer Adventure 2021

List created by ACL_AlexP

When people move to a new country, it is called immigrating. Immigrants enrich a country's cultural background and bring about many benefits to the new communities they join. Reading stories about the experiences of immigrants is a great way to broaden your perspective and learn about the stories of others. In this list, you will find picture books from our collection which encompass of a variety of immigrant experiences in a colorfully illustrated, kid-friendly format. These picture books are great for ages 3-6, or a family read!

Alameda County Library invites you to come along for our 2021 Summer Adventure, A World of Stories! From June 15 to August 15, let’s explore new and creative ways to share our stories while also learning about others’ stories through listening, watching, and of course—reading! Pick up an Adventure Guide at any AC Library location starting June 15.

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Thank You for Adventuring with Us! 

Thank you to everyone who has turned in a submission form so far! Feel free to submit activities as many times as you’d like. Check out what other people have been doing in the Submission Showcase on our Summer Adventure webpage. Contribute your own submission by filling out the form online or on paper. We’re so happy to have you on this adventure with us!