Marrickville Library & History Services holds collections in Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Arabic. These collections include books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and newspapers.
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.
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.
To be held in Vietnamese, these classes will teach local seniors how to use a computer, the Internet and social media. The four sessions will show how to stay connected to family, friends and the community. Attendees enter a draw to win an iPad.
Every Thursday 2pm-4pm, four consecutive weeks
Book here or call 9335 2173.
This session is for older Arabic speakers who are living independently in the community. The talk will assist people understand the importance of avoiding unnecessary falls and injuries. Free. Book online or call 9335 2173.
Presented by Quang T. Nguyen from the NSW Health Promotion Service. This session is for older Vitenamese speakers who live independently in the community. The talk will assist people understand the importance of avoiding unnecessary falls and injuries. Book online or call 9335 2173.
Presented in Greek by psychologist Maria Petrocheilos from the Greek Welfare Centre, this talk will cover self-reliance, independence and individual responsibility, while recognising and supporting older people’s participation and contribution. Book online or call 9335 2173.
To be held in Mandarin Chinese, these classes will teach local seniors how to use a computer, the Internet and social media. The program helps in staying connected to family, friends and the community. It will run each Thursday in October from 2pm-4pm. Attendees can enter a draw to win an iPad. Bookings need to be made as a package for all four classes.
Book here or call 9335 2173.
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.
Call 9335 2173 for more information. Booking are essential.
Everyone is welcome. Book online or call 9335 2173.
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