Connected Libraries recognises the growing diversity of home languages and cultures in the communities we serve. We are always aiming to improve and develop our collection of resources in languages other than English (LOTE) and resources to support those learning English.
In our branches
Our collections include materials in Chinese, Sinhalese, Persian (Dari & Farsi) and Panjabi. Other languages are available in our bilingual storybook collection, and there are magazine collections in Italian, French, Hindi, Malayalam, Gurajarati, Tamil.
In addition, home language resource kits for children, families and educators are available from Cranbourne library.
In our digital library