Events Archives

Visiting Princeton Univ. Libraries

posted Jul 3, 2012, 7:20 AM by calane cala   [ updated Jul 3, 2012, 8:12 AM ]

The CALA/NE Chapter is excited to report that about 20 librarians from CALA and other institutions participated in our spring program to visit Princeton University Libraries. The group visited the East Asian Library, the Lewis Science Library, and the Firestone Library.  Some also took advantage of the free campus tour.
Many thanks to Charlene and our colleagues from Princeton Universities Libraries for making this such a successful event.

News in the Spotlight

posted Dec 13, 2011, 8:46 AM by calane cala   [ updated Dec 13, 2011, 8:49 AM ]

The Future Development and Service of Global Children's Librarianship conference was held August 8-10 in New York City, and it was a great success. A Chinese delegation of 79 library administrators and librarians joined American colleagues at the conference, which included library tours and a series of presentations focusing on library services to children and youth, library management, and the future development of libraries.  Read more>>  View our Conference Album


Conference Announcement & Invitation

posted Aug 14, 2011, 8:51 PM by calane cala   [ updated Aug 14, 2011, 8:59 PM ]

CALA/NE Chapter is excited to invite its members and interested librarians to attend the upcoming "Future Development and Service of Global Children’s Librarianship Conference", which takes place August 8-10, 2011 in New York City. A delegation of 80 library administrators from China's academic and public libraries are expected. The conference will include a series of presentations and discussions which will focus on library services to children and youth, technological development in libraries, and ways to collaborate nationally and internationally. Please see our Upcoming Conference & Program page for details.
 

News in the Spotlight

posted Jul 27, 2011, 2:15 PM by calane cala   [ updated Jul 27, 2011, 2:23 PM ]

On Friday, May, 6th, 2011, twenty-six librarians from New York and New Jersey participated in the CALA/NE Chapter's Spring Program.  The group visited the beautiful campus of Columbia University and three of its libraries: the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, the Butler Library, and the Digital Science Center.  It was a beautiful day, and the flowers are blooming.  We had a great time together. Many thanks to our Columbia University colleagues whose help and support have made this program possible.  See our Photo Album.

Program Announcement

posted May 8, 2011, 5:55 AM by calane cala   [ updated May 8, 2011, 6:07 AM ]

 

The CALA Northeast Chapter is organizing a spring program for CALA members and interested librarians: Visiting Columbia University Libraries, Friday, May, 6th, 2011, 2:30-4:30 pm. We will visit three Columbia University's libraries: the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, the Butler Library, and the Digital Science Center.
Many thanks to our Columbia University colleagues whose help and support have made this program possible. Please see our program details page, and join us.

News in the Spotlight

posted Apr 18, 2011, 12:19 PM by calane cala   [ updated Apr 18, 2011, 12:44 PM ]

On January 28th, 2011, fifty CALA members and library patrons from the Flushing community braved the cold and snow to attend the CALA/NE Chinese New Year’s Program, Palace Painting of the Qing Dynasty 清代宫廷画, featuring the well-known Chinese artist, Hengyi Aixinjueluo.  Attendees had a great time with the artist, colleagues, and friends.  

CALA members coming out of the program at Queens Library, Flushing, and the Flushing Chinese community gearing up for the Year of the Rabbit.

News in the Spotlight

posted Jan 29, 2011, 12:50 PM by calane cala   [ updated Jan 29, 2011, 12:56 PM ]

Celebrate the New Year with Friends and Chinese Artist, 爱新觉罗恒懿

The CALA Northeast Chapter (CALA/NE), in collaboration with Flushing Library will host a program to celebrate the New Year, Palace Painting of the Qing Dynasty 清代宫廷画, featuring the well-known Chinese artist, Hengyi Aixinjueluo/爱新觉罗恒懿, a descendant of the royal family of the Qing Dynasty.  Come January 28th to the Flushing Library, and celebrate the New Year with friends and colleagues, and learn about Chinese art, in particular, palace painting of the Qing dynasty. For details, please read our Upcoming Program Announcement.
 
 

News in the Spotlight

posted Nov 22, 2010, 10:26 PM by calane cala   [ updated Nov 22, 2010, 10:29 PM ]

As part of the Think Globally, Act Globally U.S.-China librarian collaboration project, CALA Northeast Chapter, in collaboration with Queens Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and New York Public Library hosted four visiting Chinese librarians, June 19-25. They gave presentations, visited libraries, and New York attractions. Pictured below are four guests (left) and CALA members. Learn about CALA 21 century librarian seminar series.

Hosting Chinese librarian visitors

posted Jun 21, 2010, 1:47 PM by calane cala   [ updated Nov 22, 2010, 10:24 PM ]

In summer 2009, as part of the Think Globally, Act Globally project, CALA Northeast chapter hosted Chinese Librarians, Mr Liu Xiaoqing  and Mr. Wang Huijun.  The librarian visitors spent time in Queens Central Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Mid-Manhattan Library.  Our member volunteers helped arrange their visit, spent time with them and took them sightseeing NYC.
 
CALA/NE members with visitors, 2009

Past Events

posted Jun 16, 2010, 2:13 PM by calane cala   [ updated Nov 22, 2010, 10:25 PM ]

  • CALA Member Activity: Seeing Broadway Show "Mary Poppins", October 25th, 2009 

  • New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Library
    Presentation by KaChuen Yuan and Sheau Yueh Chao,entitled "In Search of the Roots
    of President Yuan Shikai's Family: a granddaughter's genealogical research journey
    to China", March 7th, 2009

  • Queens Public Library Flushing Branch
    Chinese Music Concert and Jade Musical Instruments Exhibit, Nov. 24, 2008

  • Queens Library Forest Hill Community Library
    Photographic Memorial on Wang Luo Bin, with Choir by Uncle Yao, March 15, 2008
     
  • "Facets of the Chinese Culture – Meet the Chinese-American Authors" 
     Location: Chatham Square Library of the New York Public Library in Chinatown, 
     NY,
     June 2, 2007 (Saturday), 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  • "Breaking Down Barriers to Serve our Diverse Communities" 
     2007 Joint Mini Conference REFORMA Northeast, AILA, APALA, BCALA, and CALA. 
     Location: Chatham Square Library of the New York Public Library in Chinatown, NY 
     Date: May 18.2007 (Friday), 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

  • "Let's Get Entertained" 
    Program includes a Get-together lunch, an "Inside CNN" tour, and the Broadway show "Lion King". 
    December 10, 2006

  • "Copyright in China" 
    June 17, 2006 at Flushing Li brary's Rooms A & B

  • "International Conference on Overseas Chinese Li terature" 
    Co-sponsored by the China Institute, Wen Xin Literary Association and the CALA/NE 
    October 29-30, 2005, Flushing Library's Auditorium

  • "Serving Multilingual, Multicultural Populations in the Information Age" 
    Co-sponsored by CALA/NE and Brooklyn Public Library 
    April 9th, 2005, Brooklyn Public Library

  • "New York Chinese: The Unfinished Journey" 
    Co-sponsored by CALA/NE and Queens Borough Public Library International Resource Center 
    November 13, 2004, Flushing Library

  • "A guided tour of the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden", Oct. 23, 1999

  • "A Day in the Life of a Newsperson" by Kaity Tong, May 22, 1999

  • "Queens Library in the New Millennium", February 20, 1999

  • "Clearing a Way for China's Future" by  Dr. Jonathan D. Spence, May 2, 1998

  • "The Stories on Our Faces: Appropriating Narrative in Everyday Life"
    by David Henry Hwang
    , Oct. 4, 1997

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