Monday, April 14, 2008

[ News, Society, December 18 2007] KOIS helps Queens Library launch Korean reading room

U.S.-based Queens Library opened on Dec. 17 (American time) a Korean room at its Flushing Library branch, becoming the first American public library to launch a Korean-specific section.

According to the Korean consulate in New York, the Queens Library officially opened the reading room named "Window on Dynamic Korea" in a 200-square-feet large room at the Flushing Library.

The Korean Overseas Information Service provided $50,000 and 2,398
books in Hangeul, 213 books in English and 241 video references to help the library launch the Korean reading room.

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