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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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