Chinatown/Him Mark Lai

Library detail


All Libraries will be closed Monday 10/12, Columbus Day.



  • In addition to collections in English, there are books and other materials including magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs in Chinese
  • Medium size collection of Vietnamese language materials.
  • Large Asian Interest collection in English specifically focuses on China, Chinese culture and the Chinese in America.
  • An extensive file of pamphlets, newspapers and magazine articles on Chinatown's history and issues of concern to the Chinese and Asian American community.  View complete list here.
  • Collections of historical and academic Asian-American interest magazines and newspapers. View complete list here.
  • Bound collection of Asianweek newspapers. View complete list here.
Languages spoken by staff (based on staff availability): English | Chinese - Cantonese, Mandarin | Vietnamese

Upcoming Events

VIVA Mexican Yarn Painting
Friday, October 9, 2015, 3:30 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
Family Storytime
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:30 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Children's Area
Girls Who Code
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown General Floor Area

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Upcoming Classes

Internet 101
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
Tablet Basics
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
eBook Help
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
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