Chinese Center - 3rd Floor

Department detail


The Library closes at 5 p.m. November 26 and will be closed November 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving.

The Chinese Center, part of the International Center, contains books in English and in Chinese about China, Chinese culture and the Chinese in United States.

Collections and Services Available

  • Staff and information services available at the International Center
  • Languages spoken: Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Two public-use Internet computers with Chinese language display
  • Monthly classes in Cantonese and Mandarin demonstrating the Internet and the Library’s online catalog
  • Schedule group visits and tours by calling 557-4430
  • Ongoing book exchange with sister cities Shanghai and Taipei

Helpful Resources

Current Exhibits

4 Seasons of the Farm
Through Thursday, January 1, 2015
Main Library, Chinese Center
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