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.

Spanish language classes

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Spanish culture with basic Spanish language classes facilitated by Hola Sydney. Over six sessions, the course will cover listening, speaking, reading and writing- using real life situations to build basic communication skills. Perfect for knowing how to order sangria and tapas on that next overseas getaway. ¿Que estas esperando? This class will run for six weeks, with attendees needing to commit to all sessions.

  • Friday 5, 12, 19, 26 August and Friday 2, 9 September 6.30pm-7.30pm, Marrickville Town Hall meeting room
  • $20 + booking fee (for all 6 classes inclusive) 

Book online via from Friday 8 July.

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.