Westchester libraries hold books in multiple languages to serve the diverse community of the County. Libraries with collections of materials in languages other than English are listed below. Visit each library’s website to find information about library hours. To look for specific titles, please consult the WLS Catalog.
Mount Vernon Public Library is the Central Library of Westchester County and has more than 10,000 volumes in 71 foreign languages. The largest collections are Spanish, French, Italian and German. There are also smaller collections in Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Russian, Japanese, Dutch, Greek, Arabic and Yiddish.
The Children’s Department also has a sizable Spanish collection, with additional titles in French, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Greek, Hebrew, Latin and Russian. Audio books, videos and CDs enhance both the adult and children’s collections.
Several libraries have extensive collections of Spanish materials for all ages. The largest collections can be found at:
(Armonk) North Castle Public Library
Chappaqua Public Library
Greenburgh Public Library
(Montrose) Hendrick Hudson Free Library
Mamaroneck Public Library
Mount Kisco Public Library
Mount Vernon Public Library
New Rochelle Public Library
Ossining Public Library
(Peekskill) Field Library
Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
Rye Free Reading Room
(Tarrytown) Warner Library
White Plains Public Library
Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library
Yonkers Riverfront Library