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International Exchange

Year 2012

  1. Continuously ongoing book exchanges with public libraries in the international community
    (1) Exchanged books with the Biblioteca Central de Macau. This year, we donated 8 volumes in Chinese.
    (2) Exchanged books with the Gyeonggi Provincial Central Library, R.O.K. This Year, we donated 45 volumes in Chinese, and received 93 volumes in Korean.
    (3) Exchanged books with the Yokohama City Central Library, Japan. This year, we donated 20 volumes in Chinese, and received 31 volumes in Japanese.
    (4) Exchanged books with the North Lanarkshire Council Libraries and Information, Britain. This year, we donated 27 volumes in Chinese, and received 30 volumes in English.
    (5) Exchanged books with the Vancouver Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 31 volumes of adult fictions in Chinese, and received 27 volumes in English.
    (6) Exchanged books with the Toronto Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 28 volumes in Chinese.
    (7) Exchanged books with the Boston Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 25 volumes of children's literature in Chinese.
    (8) Exchanged books with the Auckland Public Library, New Zealand. This year, we donated 29 volumes of adult fictions in Chinese, and received 6 volumes in English.
    (9) Exchanged books with the Seattle Public Library. This year, we donated 25 volumes of adult fictions and children's picture books in Chinese, and received 25 volumes in English.
    (10) Exchanged books with the San Francisco Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 24 volumes in Chinese, and received 20 volumes in English.
    (11) Exchanged books with La Bibliotheque municipale de Lyon, France. This year, we donated 26 volumes of children's literature in Chinese, and received 31 volumes  in French.
    (12) Exchanged books with the Centre national du livre pour enfants, France. This year, we donated 26 volumes of children's literature in Chinese, and received 15 volumes in French.
    (13) Exchanged books with the Gold Coast City Council, Australia. This year, we donated 24 volumes of children's picture books and fictions in Chinese.
    (14) Exchanged books with the Shanghai Library, China. This year, we donated 44 volumes in Chinese, and received 115 volumes in simplified Chinese.
    (15) Exchanged books with the Incheon Metropolitan Bukgu Library, R.O.K. This year, we donated 200 volumes in Chinese, and received 200 volumes in Korean.
    (16) Exchanged books with the Miami-Dade Public Library System, U.S.A. This year, we donated 30 volumes in Chinese.
  2. International visits of librarians
    (1) Mr. Horng Shih-chang, director of the Library and Mr. Tsai Cheng-yin, department chief of Administration Office, attended the 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly held in Helsinki, Finland from August 11 to 19.
    (2) A mutual exchange visit between librarians has been made between the Shanghai Library and the Taipei Public Library. Ms. Shi Hong-ru has arrived at our library for a period of service stay. In return, Ms. Lin Shu-jun, manager of Muzha Branch, has also stayed for a length of time at the Shanghai Library.
    (3) Ms. Tian Dai-ru, section director of Reference Services Section, Ms. Chang Jia-jing, senior clerk of Reference Services Section and Ms. Gao Wei-ling attended The Art of Storytelling International Festival hosted by the Miami-Dade Public Library System from April 18 to May 1.

  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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