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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

波士頓華埠圖書館2月3日剪綵啟用

           (Boston Orange)波士頓市長辦公室1月30日發出通知,邀請居民出席剪綵儀式,慶祝華埠圖書館在中華貿易大樓開張。
            波士頓華埠曾經有過一座市府經營的公共圖書館,但50多年前就已關閉,大約10年前,波士頓華埠熱心居民曾經在華盛頓街借用空屋,開了一家臨時圖書館,二、三個月後,因屋宇另有用途而關閉。
           波士頓市長馬丁華殊四年多前競選第一任市長時,曾允諾一旦當選,一定幫華埠把圖書館帶回來,四年過去,馬丁華殊也剛當選連任後,這一承諾終於實現。
          波士頓市府表示,市政府斥資一百萬元才辦起這圖書館,將安排有雙語員工,書籍,報紙,中英文期刊,兒童項目,2500樣收藏品,中英文的DVD,還有移民及公民入集資訊,供人在圖書館內使用的膝上型電腦等。當然還有無線網路。
         波士頓華埠圖書館的開放時間為週一到週四的早上10點至下午6點,週五的早上9點至下午5點。

MAYOR  WALSH INVITES RESIDENTS TO CELEBRATE RIBBON CUTTING, GRAND OPENING OF CHINATOWN LIBRARY ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3
BOSTON - Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - This Saturday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and community members will celebrate the opening of Boston Public Library Chinatown at 2 Boylston Street in the China Trade Center. This event marks the return of library services to the neighborhood for the first time in more than 50 years. Regular library hours begin on Monday, February 5, at 10 a.m.

Building on Mayor Walsh's commitment to invest in library and community services throughout all neighborhoods in Boston, the Chinatown Library, an investment of $1 million, includes bilingual staff, books, newspapers, and periodicals in English and Mandarin, children's programming, a 2,500 item collection, DVDs in English and Mandarin, holds pick-up, immigration and citizenship information, laptops for in-library use, and WiFi. Hours will be Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. All are welcome.

WHEN:          11:00 a.m
                      Saturday, February 3, 2018

WHERE:        2 Boylston St.
                      China Trade Center, Lower Level, Chinatown

WHO:            Mayor Martin J. Walsh
                      Boston Public Library President David Leonard
                      Boston Public Library Board of Trustees
                      Chief of Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture Julie Burros
                      City of Boston's Chief of Operations Patrick Brophy
                      Boston Planning & Development Agency representatives
                      Community members