Tuesday, April 8, 2008

American Embassy hosted reception for National Library Week

The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Beijing hosted a reception and buffet dinner in honor of National Library Week yesterday (April 8) in Jianguo Hotel.

Don Q. Washington, Minister-Counselor for Press and Cultural Affairs, attended and made a speech. There were about 40 guests from major libraries and library schools in Beijing. I met many old friends, such as YANG Peichao, Director of CASS Library; SUN Tan, Deputy Director of CAS Library; Prof. LI Guoxin and Prof. WANG Yuguang, School of Library and Information Science, Peking University; XUE Fangyu, Director of Tsinghua University Library; NI Xiaojian, Director of Capital Library.