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International Exchange

Year 2011

  1. Continuously ongoing book exchanges with public libraries in the international community
    (1) We received 42 volumes of books from the Biblioteca Central de Macau.
    (2) We donated 82 volumes of books to the Gyeonggi Provincial Central Library, and received 83 volumes of books in Korea from them this year.
    (3) Exchanged books with the Yokohama City Central Libraries, Japan. This year, we donated 34 volumes of books to them, and received 45 volumes of books in Japanese from them.
    (4) Exchanged books with the North Lanarkshire Council, Britain. This year, we donated 25 volumes of books in life and health related subjects to them, and received 24 volumes of books in English from them.
    (5) Exchanged books with the Vancouver Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 24 volumes of Taiwanese domestic novels for adults to Vancouver Public Library, and received 27 volumes of books in English from them.
    (6) Exchanged books with the Toronto Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 28 volumes of Chinese books to them, and received 22 volumes of books in English from them.
    (7) This year, we donated 32 volumes of books in children's literature to the Boston Public Library, U.S.A, and received 25 volumes of books in English from the Boston Public Library in return.
    (8) Exchanged books with the Oakland Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 25 volumes of adult fiction to the Oakland Public Library.
    (9) This year, we donated 25 volumes of books to the Seattle Public Library, which are domestic novels for adults, and children's pictorial books published in Taiwan.
    (10) Exchanged books with the San Francisco Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 36 volumes of books to them, and received 26 volumes of books in English from them.
    (11) Exchanged books with La Bibliotheque municipale de Lyon (the Lyon Municipal Library), France. This year, we donated 28 volumes of books in children's literature to the Lyon Municipal Library, and received 30 volumes of books in France from them.
    (12) Exchanged books with the Centre national du livre pour enfants (the National Center of Books for Children), France. This year, we donated 28 books in children's literature to them.
    (13) This year, we donated 22 volumes of books in children's picture books and junior fiction suitable for ages up to 12 to the Gold Coast City Council. We received a kind donation of 25 volumes of books in English from them in return.

  2. International visits of librarians
    (1) Horng Shih-chang, director of the Library, attended the 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from August 12 to 21.
    (2) A mutual exchange visit between librarians has been made between the Shanghai Library and the Taipei Public Library. Ms. Huang Xiao has arrived at our library for a period of service stay. In return, Ms. Chen Yi-wen, manager of Dongyuan Branch, has also stayed for a length of time at the Shanghai Library.

  3. A continuously ongoing membership international library and information organizations
    The Taipei Public Library has been a continuously participating member in both the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

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