Google Translate

Translation – Explanation and Caution

The electronic translation service on Surrey Libraries' website is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation may vary in some of the languages offered by Google. The goal of the basic translation is to capture the general intention of the original English material.

Surrey Libraries cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any translated information.  Before you act on translated information, we encourage you to confirm any facts that are important to you and the decisions you make.

The City of Surrey offers interpretation services at all its facilities. If you have a question about the material you read on the Surrey Libraries website, we encourage you to contact Surrey Libraries to discuss it.  You can also contact the City of Surrey at 604-591-4011 to receive interpretation support.

Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Tagalog, Hindi

Magazines & News Online

Magazine reading on tablet

Surrey residents, use your library card to access.

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Major dailies and local Canadian newspapers online including The Vancouver Sun, Province, Globe & Mail,  National Post, and Surrey Leader. Content for some titles starts as far back as 1985. Some titles are not available for two days after publication. Now includes an obituary search.

EBSCO A-to-Z/Full Text Finder
Search for magazines and newspapers by title. Includes popular magazines like Consumer Reports.
* Apps for Apple & Android

Press Display
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries. Carries today's paper, and archives up to 60 days. Note: pages will print with a watermark (5 users at a time). Click here for demo.

Zinio Digital Magazines
Find over 300 digital magazines, which you can read online or download your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Zinio magazines delivers the exact same content you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio, and live links! 
* Apps for Apple, Android, & Windows phone