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Asian Pacific Resource Center Rosemead Library
The Asian Pacific Resource Center (APRC) is a special collection of information from the County of Los Angeles Public Library. It was established in 1979, to serve the information needs of the richly diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities of the Los Angeles Country.
The total holdings of APRC are approximately 22,000 in various formats, including books, magazines, newspapers, dissertations, audiovisual materials, and micro-form.
The collection includes materials in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese.
The emphasis of the English language materials is on the Asian/Pacific Islander American experience, with a core collection on the history and culture of China,Japan,Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The center includes a smaller collection on Hawaii and American Samoa. It’s scope encompasses both popular entertainment in the form of film, music, and novels, as well as academic materials. The Asian Pacific Resource Center hosts programs, prepares displays and exhibits to celebrate the cultural heritage of the Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Programs include book discussions, author visits, folk art workshops, and dance and music recitals. APRC provides in-depth reference service to researchers and to the general public. The center offers information and referral services to assist in locating agencies that address the needs of the Asian American and Pacific Islander American communities.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Saturdays – 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, Monday, & Sunday – Closed
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About Rosemead Chamber of CommerceThe Rosemead Chamber Of Commerce is a voluntary non-profit organization of the business community. It unites business, industry, service and professional individuals and firms, thus creating a central agency which lends itself to improving business and building a better community. It must be understood that a Chamber of Commerce is PEOPLE. It organizes and directs the energies of those who believe that a community worth living in is a community worth improving. The Chamber of Commerce enables these people to accomplish collectively what no one of them could do individually. It assembles the strength needed in the development process, combining it with broad-scale participation which serves as a catalyst vehicle and example for community process. IT'S RESPONSIBILITY: The major responsibility of the Chamber of Commerce is the community’s economic well-being. It works to increase wealth and prosperity by facilitating the growth of existing business and fostering new ones. The Chamber meets this responsibility in three steps: 1. It examines community needs to determine what must be done to make it a better place to live and to do business. 2. It channels community resources to the fulfillment of these needs. 3. It organizes and develops the necessary leadership to guarantee that the organization will become an effective force for expansion and improvement.
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