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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

Health & Wellness

Databases (Library card required)

Consumer Health Complete — Articles on all areas of wellness, from mainstream medicine to complementary and alternative approaches. Includes encyclopedias, reference books and academic journals.


Health Link BC
Trusted health topics, tests, procedures and other resources available to BC residents. Call 8-1-1.
World languages available.

Health Canada
An overview of Health Canada with many Health Canada-specific related topics.

Medline Plus
Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. From the National Library of Medicine (USA).
World languages available.

Canada's Food Guide
Food and physical activity advice from Health Canada. Available in multiple languages.