Languages

We provide a broad range of books, materials and services for those in our community from non-English speaking backgrounds. LOTE (languages other than English) collections are held at various branches, but can be reserved from any location.

Bilingual picture books are available at all Yarra Libraries branches.

 


Arabic العربية

Arabic collections including books, DVDs, CDs, and newspapers are located at Carlton and Collingwood Libraries.

Chinese 

(Simplified) 中文
(Traditional) 廣東話

Chinese collections, including books, DVDs, CDs, newspapers and magazines are located at Carlton, Collingwood, Fitzroy and Richmond Libraries.

A Chinese speaking member of staff is available to assist library patrons on:
• Wednesdays: Richmond Library 10am-1pm
• Thursdays: Fitzroy Library 10am-1pm
• Fridays: Carlton Library 1pm-3.30pm

August 2017 Chinese Book List

August 2017 Chinese DVD List


Greek - ελληνικ

Greek collections including books, DVDs, CDs, newspapers and magazines are located at Richmond Library.


Italian - Italiano

Italian collections including books, DVDs, CDs, newspapers and magazines are located at Carlton and Richmond Libraries.


Spanish - Español

Spanish collections including books, DVDs and magazines are located at Collingwood Library.


Turkish - Türkçe

Turkish collections including books, DVDs and magazines are located at Collingwood Library.


Vietnamese - Việt ngữ

Vietnamese collections including books, DVDs, CDs, newspapers and magazines are located at: Collingwood, Fitzroy and Richmond Libraries.

If you would like more information in Vietnamese about any of Council’s service, please call our City of Yarra interpreter service on 9280 1940.