Foreign Language Collections

Most of Croydon's libraries have books in languages other than English. If you don't see books in the language you require at your library, please ask a member of staff.

If you would like to take part in the selection of library stock in other languages, please contact us using the details below.

Arab League FlagArabic

Central Library, Level 1

Bengali

Central Library, Level 1
Norbury Library

Chinese: Mandarin

Chines flagCentral Library, Level 1

Farsi

Central Library, Level 1

French

Central Library, Level 1
Coulsdon Library
New Addington Library
South Norwood Library

German

Central Library, Level 1

Greek FlagGreek

Central Library, Level 1

Gujarati

Central Library, Level 1
Ashburton Library
Broad Green Library
Coulsdon Library
New Addington Library
Norbury Library
South Norwood Library
Thornton Heath Library 

Hindi

Central Library, Level 1
Norbury Library
South Norwood Library 

Italian flagItalian

Central Library, Level 1 

Malayalam

Central Library, Level 1
Broad Green Library 

Marathi

Central Library, Level 1 

Polish

Central Library, Level 1

Polish flagPunjabi

Central Library, Level 1
New Addington Library
Norbury Library

Romanian

Central Library, Level 1

Russian

Central Library, Level 1

Spanish

Central Library, Level 1

Tamil

Central Library, Level 1
Broad Green Library
New Addington Library
South Norwood Library
Thornton Heath Library 

Turkish

Turkish flagCentral Library, Level 1

Urdu

Ashburton Library
Broad Green Library
Coulsdon Library
New Addington Library
Norbury Library
South Norwood Library
Thornton Heath Library 

Vietnamese

Central Library, Level 1