Our International Language collections are some of the largest ones available for general readers in New York City, New York State, and the United States.

Across our library locations, you can find familiar materials in over 30 languages, including adult and children's books, magazines, newspapers, CDs, movies, and more.

Most of these materials can be requested and borrowed from each Queens Public Library location below.

Click the links to contact each library and learn more about their collections.

For more information about our International Language collections, please call 718-990-0894 or email napref@queenslibrary.org.

Languages and Locations

Albanian: Ridgewood

Arabic: Broadway, Central Library, Ridgewood

Bengali: Baisley Park, Broadway, Central Library, Elmhurst, Flushing, Jackson Heights, Lefferts, Ozone Park, Sunnyside, Woodside

Burmese: Elmhurst

Chinese: Auburndale, Baisley Park, Bayside, Bellerose, Briarwood, Broadway, Central Library, Corona, Douglaston/Little Neck, East Flushing, Elmhurst, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Glen Oaks, Hillcrest, Jackson Heights, Lefrak City, Maspeth, McGoldrick, Mitchell-Linden, North Forest Park, North Hills, Pomonok, Poppenhusen, Queensboro Hill, Rego Park, Ridgewood, Sunnyside, Whitestone, Windsor Park, Woodhaven, Woodside

Croatian: Broadway

French: Baisley Park, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Central Library, Forest Hills, Laurelton, Lefrak City, Queens Village, Rosedale, South Hollis

Greek: Broadway, East Flushing, Steinway, Whitestone

Gujarati: Bellerose, Central Library, Flushing, Glen Oaks, Jackson Heights

Haitian Creole: Baisley Park, Cambria Heights, Central Library, Far Rockaway, Hollis, Laurelton, Queens Village, Rochdale Village, Rosedale, South Hollis, St. Albans

Hebrew: Briarwood, Central Library, Forest Hills, Hillcrest, Kew Gardens Hills

Hindi: Bellerose, Elmhurst, Flushing, Glen Oaks, Jackson Heights, Lefferts

Hungarian: Central Library

Italian: Auburndale, Broadway, Central Library, Howard Beach, Maspeth, Whitestone

Japanese: Broadway, Central Library, Forest Hills

Korean: Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Central Library, Douglaston/Little Neck, East Flushing, Elmhurst, Flushing, Fresh Meadows, Jackson Heights, McGoldrick, Mitchell-Linden, North Hills, Sunnyside, Windsor Park, Woodside

Malayalam: Bellerose, Glen Oaks

Marathi: Central Library

Nepali: Woodside

Pashto: Pomonok

Persian: Pomonok (Dari), Kew Gardens Hills (Farsi)

Polish: Central Library, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood

Portuguese: Broadway, Central Library, Jackson Heights

Punjabi: Bellerose, Lefferts, Richmond Hill

Romanian: Ridgewood, Sunnyside

Russian: Briarwood, Central Library, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Hillcrest, Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefrak City, Rego Park, Richmond Hill

Serbian: Ridgewood

Spanish: Arverne, Astoria, Baisley Park, Briarwood, Broadway, Central Library, Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Jackson Heights, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Lefrak City, Long Island City, Maspeth, McGoldrick, Ozone Park, Poppenhusen, Queens Village, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Rosedale, South Ozone Park, Steinway, Sunnyside, Woodhaven, Woodside

Tagalog: Broadway, Elmhurst, Woodside

Tibetan: Woodside

Turkish: Sunnyside

Urdu: Bellerose, Central Library, Elmhurst, Flushing, Glen Oaks, Jackson Heights, Lefferts