Multicultural services

Multicultural services
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Multicultural services

Multicultural collection

Marrickville Library & History Services holds collections in Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic. These collections include books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and newspapers.

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


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.

Centrelink talks

Held in partnership with Department of Human Services, these talks will cover Medicare including changes to rules from 2015. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask other Centrelink related questions.

  • Chinese: Monday 16 March 10am-12pm Marrickville Town Hall Meeting Room
  • Vietnamese: Tuesday 28 April 10am-12pm Marrickville Town Hall Meeting Room

All welcome, no bookings are required. For more information, please call 9335 2173.

Screening films from all over the world

The International Film Club will screen movies from around the globe on the first Tuesday of each month, 10am - 1pm at Marrickville Town Hall.

Please note: All films will be shown in original language with English subtitles.

  • 7 April Lessons in Chocolate (Lezioni di Cioccolato) 98mins Italian
  • 5 May Dance of Shadows (Lotte Reiniger) 60mins German
  • 2 June Central Station (Central do Brasil) 106mins Portuguese

Everyone is welcome. Book online or call 9335 2173.

Multicultural services

For more information on services and resources offered click on the links below.

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