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Year 2019

Year 2019

1. Continuously ongoing book exchanges with public libraries in the international community

  1. The Library donated 32 volumes of children's literature to the Boston Public Library, U.S.A., and received 30 volumes of books in English in return.
  2. Exchanged books with the San Francisco Public Library, U.S.A. This year, we donated 30 volumes of books to them, and received 30 volumes of books in English from them.
  3. Exchanged books with the Gyeonggi Provincial Central Library, Korea. This year, we donated 31 volumes of books to them, and received 47 volumes of books in Korean from them.
  4. Exchanged books with the Incheon Metropolitan Bukgu Library, Korea. This year, we donated 110 volumes of books to them, and received 97 volumes of books in Korean from them.
  5. Exchanged books with the Yokohama City Central Library, Japan. This year, we donated 50 volumes of books to them, and received 31 volumes of books in Japanese from them.
  6. Exchanged books with the Gold Coast City Council, Australia. This year, we donated 35 volumes of books in children's picture books and junior fiction suitable for ages up to 12 to them, and received 30 volumes of books in English from them.
  7. Exchanged books with the Shanghai Library, China. This year, we donated 105 volumes of books to them, and received 80 volumes of books in Chinese from them.
  8. Exchanged books with the Biblioteca Central de Macau. This year, we donated 12 volumes of books to them, and received 18 volumes of books in Chinese from them.
  9. Exchanged books with the Capital library of China. This year, we donated 95 volumes of books to them, and received 178 volumes of books in Chinese from them.
  10. Exchanged books with the Vancouver Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 30 volumes of Taiwanese domestic novels for adults to them, and received 30 volumes of books in English from them.
  11. Exchanged books with the Toronto Public Library, Canada. This year, we donated 30 volumes of books in Chinese to them, and received 25 volumes of books in English from them.
  12. Exchanged books with La Bibliotheque municipale de Lyon (the Lyon Municipal Library), France. This year, we donated 30 volumes of books in children's literature to them, and received 30 volumes of books in French from them.
  13. Exchanged books with the Centre national du livre pour enfants (the National Center of Books for Children), France. This year, we donated 34 books in children's literature to them, and received 4 volumes of books in French from them..
2. International visits of librarians
  1. Mr. Horng, Shih-chang, Director of the Library, and Ms. Shen, Dong-Mei, manager of Beitou Branch, attended the 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly held in Athens, Greece from August 23 to September 1, and presented posters during the conference.
  2. Ms. Zheng, Ru-yin, manager of Wanhua Branch, visited the Shanghai Library from September 19 to 25, and Ms. Ji, Jia from the Shanghai Library visited the Taipei Public Library from December 15 to 21 for a period of service stay.
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.