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Linda Fernandes, APRC Librarian

Rosemead Library
8800 Valley Blvd.
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 573-5220

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10 - 8
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10 - 8
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10 - 8
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8 - 6
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The Asian Pacific Resource Center (APRC) established in 1979, is a special collection of the County of Los Angeles Public Library located in the Rosemead Library. Its scope encompasses both academic materials as well as film, music, novels, magazines, and newspapers. The emphasis of the collection is on the Asian American / Pacific Islander American experience, with core holdings on the history, art, and culture - of China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, Hawaii, and American Samoa. The center has over 100 titles on microfilm of historical Asian immigrant newspapers published in the United States. Also on microfilm, the center has newspapers and documents from the Japanese American incarceration during World War II.

Activities and Programs: The Asian Pacific Resource Center hosts programs and exhibits to celebrate the cultural heritage of the Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.

Information /Referral and Reference Services: APRC provides reference service to researchers and to the general public. The center offers referrals to community organizations and resources.

For information on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrated every year during the month of May, click here.