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Remembering Tiananmen Square

4/19/14 - 7/17/2014

Main Library

Chinese Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Twenty five years ago, on the night of June 3 to June 4, 1989, the Chinese government brutally put down a peaceful, student-led protest in Tiananmen Square in the heart of the Beijing. Hundreds of people were killed, and this dramatic act of political suppression shocked the world.

The Chinese Center of the Public Library in partnership with the Northern California Hong Kong Club present a panel exhibit that examines the events surrounding the June 4th Massacre, looking at the issues that led to the student and civilian protests, the reaction of the Chinese government and how this still affects human rights issues in China to this day.

Special Event:

Film, lecture & discussion on the events of June 4, 1989.

Sunday, June 1, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room

Main Library, Lower Level.

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Red Envelope Crafts
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1:00 pm
Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley Meeting Room
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Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:30 pm
Park, Park Meeting Room
Dance and Acrobatics performance
Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:30 pm
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Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10:30 am
Merced, Merced General Floor Area
eReader and Tech Drop-In (English & Chinese)
Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
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Friday, February 3, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

Current Exhibits

Year of the Rooster
Through Thursday, February 16, 2017
Main Library, Atrium