Chinatown/Him Mark Lai

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Chinatown Children's Area


  • In addition to collections in English, the Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch offers 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.
  • File list of pamphlets, newspapers and magazine articles on Chinatown's history and issues of concern to the Chinese and Asian American community. 
  • Digital collections available online via Flickr of selected pamphlets, newspapers, and magazine articles
  • Collections list of historical and academic Asian-American interest magazines and newspapers.
  • Collection list of bound Asianweek newspapers.
  • Laptop Lending Program Laptop Program for public in-library use of a Library laptop
  • Blogger Chinatown Branch Blog

Languages Spoken by Staff

English | Chinese - Cantonese, Mandarin | Vietnamese

Upcoming Events

Teen Computer Corps
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai, Chinatown General Floor Area
Baby Rhyme & Playtime
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai, Chinatown Children's Area
Chinese Reading Club
Friday, April 25, 2014
Chinatown/Him Mark Lai, Chinatown Meeting Room

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