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International Exchange

Year 2014

1.Continuously ongoing book exchanges with public libraries in the international community
(1)The Library donated 30 volumes of children's literature to the Boston Public Library, U.S.A., and received 43 volumes of books in English in return.
(2)The Library donated 30 volumes of novels for adults and children's picture books published in Taiwan to Seattle Public Library, U.S.A., and received 24 volumes of books in English in return.
(3)Exchanged books with the San Francisco Public Library, U.S.A. Donated 30 volumes of books to them, and received 64 volumes of books in return.
(4)The Library donated 50 volumes of books to the Gyeonggi Provincial Central Library in South Korea, and received 83 volumes of books in Korean in return.
(5)Exchanged books with the Yokohama City Central Library, Japan. Donated 40 volumes of books, and received 40 volumes of books in Japanese in return.
(6)Exchanged books with the Gold Coast City Council, Australia. Donated 31 volumes of children's picture books and junior fiction suitable for ages up to 12.
(7)Exchanged books with the Shanghai Library, China. Donated 85 volumes of books and received 95 volumes of books in Chinese in return.
(8)Donated 10 volumes of books to the Biblioteca Central de Macau and received 13 volumes of books in Chinese in return.
(9)Exchanged books with the Vancouver Public Library, Canada. Donated 30 volumes of local Taiwanese novels for adults, and received 54 volumes of books in English in return.
(10)Exchanged books with the Toronto Public Library, Canada. Donated 30 volumes of Chinese books to them, and received 24 volumes of books in English in return.
(11)Exchanged books with La Bibliotheque municipale de Lyon (the Lyon Municipal Library), France. Donated 30 volumes of children's literature, and received 30 volumes of books in French in return.
(12)Exchanged books with the Centre national du livre pour enfants (the National Center of Books for Children), France. Donated 30 books of children's literature, and received 23 volumes of books in French in return.
(13)Exchanged books with the North Lanarkshire Council, Scotland. Donated 30 volumes of books of life and health related subjects.
(14)Exchanged books with the Incheon Metropolitan Bukgu Library, South Korea. Donated 50 volumes of books, and received 119 volumes of books in return.
(15)Exchanged books with the Auckland Public Library, New Zealand. Donated 25 volumes of children's literature to them.

2.International visits of librarians
(1)Mr. Horng, Shih-chang, Director of the Library, and Mr. Ho, Chien-hao, manager of Qiming Branch, attended and presented paper “Assessment of the benefits of Taipei Public Library Intelligent Libraries and “FastBook” Automatic Book Lending Stations” at the 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly held in Lyon, France from August 15 to 24.
(2)Mr. Horng, Shih-chang, Director of the Library, attened the Preview Forum of Public Library held in Beijing, Nanjing and Yanzhou.
(3)A mutual exchange visit between librarians between the Shanghai Library and the Taipei Public Library was conducted. Mr. Chen Kang visited the Library for a period of service stay. In return, Ms. Kao, Chia-ling, manager of Wenshan Branch, also stayed for a period of time at the Shanghai Library.

3.A continuously ongoing membership international library and information organizations.
Taipei Public Library has been long-standing member of both the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), to provide literature and reading resources around the world to the citizens to extend their worldview, as well as enhance the image of Taipei Public Library.

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