2008 Chinese American Librarians Association, Northern California Chapter (CALA-NCA) Programs

At the 110th California Library Association (CLA) Conference

The Workshop for CLA Conference in 2008:Theme: Creating Community PartnersWhen: Sunday, November 16, 2008. 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: San Jose Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95110

  • Strategies, for successfully creating partnerships with the local entrepreneures; mutual benefits of a long term partnership;
  • Cross cultural partnership review, joint public and school Chinese libraries, serving the rural communities; the Evergreen Project;
  • The Creation and promotion of fruitful collaborations between community-based libaries and local agencies.


  • Bo Simon, Manager, Sonoma County Library and Wine Library
  • Geoffrey Liu, Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
  • Nancy Fong, Library Services Manager, San Leandro public Library
  • Katherine M. Connell, Reference Librarian, Curator of Library Exhibition, Rosenbery Library at City College of San Francisco


    CLA-Round Table, Chinese American Librarian Association (CALA)

Program Chair and Panel Moderator:

Yi Liang, Vice President, Northern California Chapter, Chinese American Librarian Association

Phone: 415-452-5469



Northern California CALA Banquet:

When: Sunday, November 16, 2008. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where: Dynasty: Chinese Seafood Restaurant, 1001 Story Road, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95122Ticket:  

$40 on or before November 9, 2008

$45 after or at the door

Reservation: Make check payable to CALA and send to

Janet Lin

West Valley College Library

14000 Fruitvale Avenue

Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

Tel: 408-741-2461

Email: janet_lin@wvm.edu