Richmond Tweed Regional Library


The library offers a wide variety of facilities, services and programs across the region.


Community Languages

You can borrow books and audio books in over 40 community languages including English as a Second Language from the State Library through your local library. The collection includes: adult fiction; adult popular non-fiction such as history, poetry and drama, cookery, medical information; resources for children such as picture books, nursery rhymes, bilingual books and sound recordings. Large print and audio books in some languages are also collected. 

For further information contact your local library. 

Use the Community Language Collection Directory to locate language collections held in NSW public libraries

International Newspapers in Community Languages

PressReader is a service which allows anyone who lives in NSW to read newspapers in their own language at home. Over 4,000 international newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60 languages are available.
To access these papers you will need your RTRL library membership card. Click on the link below and follow the prompts to register your library card with the State Library to acess their entire range of eResouces.


Read Philippines

Read Philippines began in 2008 with the aim to promote the values, ethnicities and culture of the Philippines. Books are donated by local Filipino community members.