Multicultural services

Multicultural services
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Multicultural services


Marrickville Library & History Services holds collections in Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic. These collections include books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and newspapers. We regularly hold information events covering a wide area of subjects including: legal, tax, lifestyle and health. Events are held in English and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) languages for accessibility.

English classes

English conversation classes

The ability to speak English can benefit day-to-day life, from going to the shops to making phone calls and catching a bus. Working with experienced English teachers in cooperation with Mission Australia, these weekly conversation classes improve English fluency and introduce you to new people from the local community.

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Basic English writing class

Need help with writing a letter, filling out a form, creating a resume, or making a job application? Attend weekly Basic English Writing classes to help improve English writing skills for everyday tasks. 

  • Classes run monthly every Thursday, 6pm-7.30pm, Marrickville Library call 9335 2173 for bookings

Items in other languages

The State Library of NSW holds collections in more than 40 community languages. These collections are loaned free of charge to the people of NSW through the public library network.

Request items here

Learn a language online

Start learning any of 80 different langauges with Byki.

Includes lessons and familiar learning activities to build your memory of useful words and phrases. Featuring a variety of courses and supplemental learning material, it's filled with dozens of learning activities designed to engage your brain for rapid learning and maximum retention. 

Sign up here with your library card.