Other Languages

Read in languages other than English, and view films from around the world.


We have books in 中文 Deutsch 日本語 Español Français 한국의  and فارسی

All books for adults in languages other than English are located in the West Wing of the Library.

Find out which libraries have books in the language you are interested in on the NewtoBC website

For more help, visit us at the Information Desk or call 604.925.7403.

Newspapers, magazines

The Library has Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Persian and Spanish newspapers and magazines.

Visit the Library to read one of our multilingual newspapers & magazines or access PressReader online:


Digital versions of current newspapers and magazines from all over the world, in dozens of languages. Search by country, language or name of newspaper. Includes today's Vancouver Sun and Province. Rolling archives of all papers, from 5 to 90 days old. Use the app to access and download your favourite titles anywhere.

New to PressReader? View a tutorial.

Use the browser version, or download the app: iOS | Android  

*App users must first create a personal account using the browser version 

Access Information: Licensed for West Vancouver residents only




We have DVDs from over 80 countries in more than 40 languages in our collection. Browse our Foreign Film collection or check out these popular lists:

Foreign Language Oscar Winners
Bollywood Films
Persian Language Films


IndieFlix (formerly InstantFlix) has streaming video of award-winning shorts, feature films, documentaries and selections from Sundance, Cannes and other film festivals. There is a selection of films in other languages including Chinese, Filipino, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and more. Some content may not be suitable for all audiences. Parents or caregivers are responsible for children’s use of InstantFlix. 

IOS App 
Android App
New to IndieFlix? View a tutorial.

Access Information: Licensed for West Vancouver residents only