World Languages

Hampshire libraries have books in many languages.

Which languages?

Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Nepali, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese

How can I find books?

  • Search the Online Catalogue. Use Advanced Search and select language from the drop down box
  • Ask staff in your local library who will be happy to help

How can I borrow?

  • To borrow you must be a library member. It is free to join.
  • You can Join online or ask staff at your local library who will help you.

What can I borrow?

  • Books for adults and children.
  • Music CDs - charges apply
  • Bollywood and World Cinema DVDs  - charges apply

Libraries and Discovery Centres welcome everyone

Lots of things are FREE

  • Borrow books, including books in other languages
  • Use the computers for Internet and email
  • Read books, newspapers and magazines
  • Find out local and national information. Staff can help you with this
  • Join in events for all the family (some events may cost a small amount of money)

For a small charge: Borrow DVDs, CDs, stories on CD, eBooks and games, Photocopying or printing pages from the computer

Libraries and Discovery Centres are great places to visit!

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Bengali PDF

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Chinese PDF

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Farsi PDF  
Gujarati PDF

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Hungarian PDF  
Lithuanian PDF

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Malayalam PDF

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Punjabi PDF

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Russian PDF

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Tamil PDF  
Turkish PDF

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Urdu PDF

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Vietnamese PDF