Chinese Language Week at the library 7-11 September, in Chinese

图书馆中文周,9月7-11号

欢迎来惠林顿市图书馆体验中国语言文化。九月7-11号之间,您可参加很多活动: 包括太极课,中文电影,给儿童有你好中文故事童谣会,等等。全部免费.

Nihao Stories & Rhymes session 你好中文故事童谣会
你好故事童谣会将会在中文周分别在市中心和三个分图书馆举行。无需预定。
– 市中心图书馆:每周四早上10:00-10:30.免费.
– Karori图书馆:九月8号周二早上10:30-11:00.免费.
– Johnsonville图书馆: 九月7号周一早上10:30-11:00.免费.
– Kilbirnie图书馆: 九月11号周五早上11:00-11:30.免费.

Syndetics book cover中文入门
欢迎到图书馆参加30分钟的学说汉语课程。课程将使用汉语角的中英双语书籍,主讲问候,旅游和一些常用的汉语。
-市中心图书馆: 九月8号下午1:00-1:30 。免费。请在图书馆开放时间致电图书馆预订,电话是:8014068(英文)或8014083(中文)。
-Karori图书馆: 九月11号下午3:30-4:00。免费。

Syndetics book cover太极课
腰酸背痛,身心疲惫?有多年经验太极教练Aaron Lavack会来市中心图书馆免费教授阳式太极。太极能够减轻压力,加强放松。太极将在九月11号中午12:30-1:30在市中心图书馆底楼举行。无需预定。

Syndetics book cover中文电影之夜
欢迎您和您的朋友来图书馆享受免费的中文电影。电影公司授权在图书馆免费放映这两部电影。座位有限,请务必定位。请在图书馆开放时间致电图书馆预订,电话是:8014068(市中心图书馆)或8014083(中文)3892830(Newtown图书馆)。注意:如果您订了位但是6点没来,您的座位会被让给先到了在等待的顾客。
市中心图书馆: 九月9号晚6:00-8:00费。我们会放映'消失的子弹'。由刘青云,谢霆峰主演. (16禁).
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图书馆:九月11晚6:00-8:00。免费我们会放映一部众星云集的电影,改编自神话传说,您应该已经看过此主题的电视剧。欢迎致电图书馆查询电影名字。

基本 RGB国画课
著名画家成德玉将专程来惠林顿图书馆教授国画课。欢迎加入这艺术之旅。
– 市中心图书馆:9月7号早11:00-12:00.

liu qian xiang书法课
书法家和画家刘谦祥将来Jonsonville图书馆教授中国传统文化:书法。时间是9月11号早11:00-12:00. 免费.
市中心图书馆导览
您知道图书馆最高层有惠林顿市的出生,结婚,死亡历史记录吗?您知道图书馆的中文书在哪里吗?中文周中,您可以参加免费的图书馆导览,了解图书馆和图书馆的藏书。这是一个中文的导览。您可参加任一时段:九月7号 和九月10号下午2:30-4:00。请务必预订。请在图书馆开放时间致电图书馆预订,电话是: 8014068(英文) 或8014083(中文)

Overdrive cover使用电子书学习中文
中英双语的电子书和电子有声读物是学习中文的好帮手。您可以上网或下载到电脑或手机。浏览OverDrive的电子书和电子有声读物.

阅读电子中文报纸
欢迎通过惠林顿图书馆PressDisplay 纽约时报免费阅读当天的电子版报纸。
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Art Recent Picks for December 2013

Art now, and then: several new and fascinating surveys of the art world for the festive season:-

Syndetics book coverArt now. Vol. 4 / [edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth].
“Think of this tome as a global go-round of the world’s most influential galleries: if it’s hot in the art world today, it’s in this book. Emerging artists are featured alongside established greats like Chuck Close, David Hockney, or Brice Marden. A to Z entries on more than 100 artists include images of important recent work, an introductory text, and a short exhibition history with bibliographical information. The illustrated appendix collects contact details for the galleries representing the artists as well as auction results of the last few years” (adapted from Amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverA map of the world : according to illustrators & storytellers / edited by Antonis Antoniou, Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, and Hendrik Hellige.
“Maps help us understand the world. This book features the most original and sought-after map illustrators whose work is in line with the zeitgeist. Drawing a map means understanding our world a bit better. For centuries, we have used the tools of cartography to represent both our immediate surroundings and the world at large–and to convey them to others… A new generation of designers, illustrators, and mapmakers are currently discovering their passion for various forms of illustrative cartography. A Map of the World is a compelling collection of their work.” (adapted from Amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverArt since 1980 : charting the contemporary / Peter R. Kalb.
“Charts the story of art in contemporary global culture while holding up a mirror to our society. With over 300 pictures of painting, photography, sculpture, installation, and performance and video art, we are led on an illuminating journey via the individuals and communities who have shaped art internationally” (Book jacket)

Syndetics book coverMasterpieces of Chinese painting, 700-1900 / edited by Zhang Hongzing ; with essays by Ling Lizhong … [et al.].
“Painting has always been regarded by the Chinese as a supreme art, equal to those of poetry and philosophy. But dating back over 2,500 years, many Chinese paintings were made to be viewed just for a few hours or weeks. As a result, the masterpieces of the form have been seen very rarely, and then only by a few. This spectacular book accompanies a major V&A [Victoria & Albert Museum, UK] exhibition that brings together some of the world’s greatest paintings on silk and paper—many of which will be displayed only for a short time. All the paintings are reproduced in full, together with enlarged details.” (adapted from Amazon.com)

Syndetics book coverArt cities of the future / 21st century avant-gardes / authors, Antawan I. Byrd, Suygu Demir, Hyun Jung [and nine others].
“The explosion of global biennials and art fairs has been cited by some as the instrumentalisation of the art world by the financial world. Others see it as a sign of the destabilization of Western dominance and the emergence of new art centers. This book takes the latter position, arguing for 12 new international sites-Beirut, Bogota, Cluj, Delhi, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Lagos, San Juan, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, and Vancouver. Another significant effect of this opening of art worlds is the rise to prominence of the curator as a key figure who both elucidates and organizes this new topography. This work brings together curators from the regions mentioned above, each of whom has a highly specialized background. Each title city is introduced with a brief description of the locale’s political and contemporary art history written by the curator. Eight artists (and collectives) represent the avant-garde of their cities, and all share a commitment to experimental art and to their local milieu…” (abridged from Syndetics summary)