Multicultural services

Multicultural services
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Multicultural services


Free IELTS workshops at your library

These free IELTS workshops will focus on the technical strategies of both the General and Academic IELTS including listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The seven workshops will be presented by IELTS experts. Bookings are required, and should be made as a package for all sessions. For more information, please call 9335 2173.

Bookings start Monday 18 January.

  • Saturday 6, 13, 20 and 27 of February and 5, 12 and 19 of March 10am-12pm, Marrickville Library book here

Managing your money – information talks presented in community languages

To be presented in Vietnamese and Mandarin by a Centrelink representative, these talks will offer tips on how to manage finances and provide important information regarding the costs associated with aged care.

Vietnamese – Tuesday 22 March, 10.30am-12.30pm, Marrickville Town Hall meeting room book here

Mandarin – Wednesday 30 March, 10.30am-12.30pm, Marrickville Town Hall meeting room book here

Bookings required via 9335 2173 or

Bookings start Monday 15 February.

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.

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. 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.