San Francisco Public Library

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.

Upcoming Classes

CANCELLED: UDN Chinese eBooks
Friday, October 21, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
eReader and Tech Drop-In (English & Chinese)
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 3:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Alzheimer's Disease - The Basics (in Cantonese)
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 2:30 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Traditional Chinese Realistic Painting
Through Thursday, November 10, 2016
Main Library, Chinese Center