Other Languages


French language collections for children can be found at all three of our libraries, with Lynn Valley having the largest collection. There is also a small collection of adult books in French at each branch.


We have a small collection of books in Spanish at all branches.


We have books in Chinese at all branches.


We have books in Persian at all branches.


We have adult books in Korean at all branches.

Other Collections

In our children's collection, we also have bilingual materials. Once you've clicked on that link, you can select Language from the menu on the left hand side of the page to find books in the language of your choice.

For most other language DVDs, search for Foreign films and then select the "primary language" box under By Language on the menu on the left and choose the language you are interested in.


E-Content in other languages

Bibliothèque numérique de la Colombie-Britannique (BC French Language collection)

A collection of French language eBooks and audiobooks from Canadian and international publishers. It includes popular genre fiction, bestsellers, non-fiction and more. There are titles for adults, teens and children.

NVDPL reconnait le soutien financier de la province de la Colombie-Britannique et du gouvernement du Canada par le biais de l'Entente Canada-Colombie-Britannique relative aux services en francais. NVDPL recognizes the financial support of the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Agreement on French-language Services. We are also grateful to VPL for donating their sizable French language collection.

Download the app: iOS | Android

Need help getting started? Review the startup guides

Libby & Library2Go (OverDrive) Ebooks & E-Audiobooks

Library2Go now offers a growing collection of French ebooks, e-audiobooks and e-magazines, in addition to the English collection. Read in your browser or download books to your Apple or Android mobile device, Kobo e-reader, mp3 player and enjoy them on the go!

Download the Libby app for your device at OverDrive's Device Help page.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the OverDrive's help pages.

Libby & Library2Go (OverDrive) Magazines

A large selection of magazines from around the world, including titles in French, Spanish, Chinese and more languages. Read using the Libby app for the best small screen reading experience.

Download the Libby app for your device at OverDrive's Device Help page.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the OverDrive's help pages.


PressReader offers e-newspapers and e-magazines from around the world in dozens of languages. Includes today's Vancouver Sun, the Province and the Globe and Mail.  (Globe and Mail available in-library only.)

Along with today's news, PressDisplay has past editions for up to 90 days. The mobile app is available here.

Need help getting started? Click the "Tutorials" button on the right side of this page, or view the PressReader help centre.

Other Libraries


Using this link to the NewToBC website, you'll find collections in other languages from BC Libraries including books, music, newspapers, magazines and on-line resources.