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Community Language Collection

Auburn City Library provides books, magazines, kits, audio CDs, newspapers, VCDs, DVDs, some children’s books and bilingual books in:
  • African (Dinka, Somali, Swahili, Tigrinya)
  • Arabic  
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Tamil
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

MYLANGUAGE provides access to search engines, web directories and news in over sixty languages.  


Community language collections
ESL - English as a second language
Community language collections

English as a Second Language material (ESL)

The ESL collection is made up of eresources, books, CDs, DVDs, kits and graded readers. The resources are designed to help you improve your written and spoken English language skills.

Subjects include grammar, conversation, employment, spelling, study skills, reading and writing.

Conversation Classes at the Library

Free English conversation classes conducted by trained volunteers are held at Auburn, Lidcombe, Regents Park and Newington libraries.

Pick up a copy of the timetable at the library or visit the What's On page for more information.  

Computer and Internet access

Computer terminals with free restricted internet access and user-pay unrestricted internet access are available for you to use at Auburn, Lidcombe, Regents Park and Newington.  Printing and Scanning facility is also available. Internet Explorer 9, Word, Excel and Powerpoint 2010. 

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless is free for library members.  If you have our own laptop, you can access the library’s wireless network to use the internet.  To access the network, you’ll need to take a Wireless Ticket from library staff.  

Home Library Service 

This service is available to residents of the Auburn Local Government Area, who by reason of age, sickness or disability, are unable to visit the library.

Registering for the Home Library Service

To register, phone the library on (02) 9735 1250 or email to ask for an application form, or download the form online. The form needs to be signed by your doctor/health practitioner and returned to the library.

Download a Home Library Service Application form

The Home Library Service Officer will contact you to discuss the types of books and resources you would like to borrow.  

Justice of the Peace

A JP is available at Auburn Library. This is a voluntary service and so there may be occasions when the JP is not available at the advertised times.  Pick up a copy of the timetable at the library or visit the What's On page for more information.

 You can also locate an alternative using the Justices of the Peace Register

Photocopying, Printing and Scanning

Printing, photocopying and scanning  facilities are available at all Auburn City Council libraries. Please check the fees and charges for information on cost. Your library card can be loaded with credit to use these facilities.

Printing is available from the wireless network within the library or from your home.

How it works

  • Click on the link for the library you wish to pick up your printing from.
    Auburn Library
    Lidcombe Library
    Regents Park Library
  • Enter a valid library card and pin.
  • Upload the files you wish to print.
  • Select the print queue to release to and confirm print.

    Having problems? Try this video or contact the Library.

How to print your selected files
Go to the library you have selected and print your files by accessing the printer. If you have any questions please see Library staff.

Black and white printing $0.10 per A4 page. Colour printing $1.00 per A4 page.