Books in Chinese

Adult fiction and non-fiction are available at all locations. You can also browse any of our locations for books that aren't included in the library catalogue. Books are available in simplified and traditional Chinese.

Downloadable e-books and audiobooks are available in Overdrive. Find fiction and non-fiction titles, published in simplified Chinese or narrated in Mandarin.

Newspapers & Magazines in Chinese

The Sing Tao and Ming Bao newspapers are delivered to all locations daily. Newspapers are available to read at the library. Magazines in Chinese are available at all locations.

Download and read current and recently published issues of newspapers and magazines in Chinese from PressReader. Choose from hundreds of titles available from multiple Chinese-speaking countries.

You can also read online magazines using Chinese eMagazine Service (Qikan) 龙源期刊网电子阅读服务. Includes more than 1,500 Chinese-language journals and popular magazines focused on current affairs, politics, financial management, literature and art, history and society, science education, family life, sports, health, fashion and leisure.

Movies in Chinese

A large selection of Chinese language movies and documentaries are available at all branches, on DVD.

Burnaby residents can also stream online movies in Chinese from home using Kanopy.

Chinese for Kids

Find items in Chinese, for younger and older kids:

We also have bilingual books in English/Chinese:

A small selection of kids' magazines in Chinese are available at all locations, and online magazines are available from PressReader.

We may have additional items in Chinese not listed here. Contact us if you can't find an item in our catalogue. Depending on the item, we may be able to purchase it for our collection or borrow it from another library.