Urdu |اُردُو at Your Library!
Are you looking to get the latest copy of Weekly akhar-e-jehan Karachi or Khawateen? Or maybe you want to settle down for a good read from Ibne Safi? Visit one of the 17 branches listed below, which carry Urdu materials including books, CDs, DVDs and magazines.
|Large: 1500 or more items||Medium: 750-1500 items||Small: Fewer than 750 items|
If you can’t visit one of the 17 branches to browse their collection, there is another option for getting the item you want. Just look up the title or author/performer of the book or movie on our website (search is only available in Latin alphabet) and place a hold on the material. We will send the item to your closest branch for pick-up.
Popular Movies to Borrow
Books & Magazines
For those wanting to learn the language so you can start enjoying amazing movies, music and books, try Mango Languages. This online learning tool helps you learn a new language with lessons on vocabulary and grammar accompanied by exercises. You can even create an account to track your progress.
A library card is required to use borrow materials and access the online resources including Mango Languages, so if you are not a member yet, find out how to get your library card here.
Besides books and movies in Urdu, we also have Library Settlement Partnership workers in some branches who speak Urdu who can help newcomers with information on employment, housing and education.
With the nicer weather, why not visit your local library and see what you can find!