Woo Ju Memorial Library was established by Dr. C.T. Shen to commemorate his wife, Woo Ju Shen, for her 20 years dedication in spreading the good cause of Buddhism. It is a circulated library to welcome everyone. (open hours: Saturday 10 am -5 pm / Sunday 10am – 4pm)
The Woo Ju Memorial Library is a special circulating library offering information on Buddhism in a variety of formats in both English and Chinese.
The library is open to all visitors who have an interest in Buddhism.
Anyone 16 years of age and older may obtain a library card and borrow materials. Borrowers must present proper identification when applying for a library card, such as a valid driver’s license, utility bill, etc.
Individual borrowers may check out a maximum of 3 books at one time. The loan period for all library materials is 3 weeks, with renewals allowed if there are no holds on the materials. Renewals may be done in person or over the phone by speaking to one of the librarians. Books may also be returned by mail. For your convenience, pre-printed address labels are available. Please see one of the librarians about this option. There is a fine of $.10 per day for overdue materials.
Library materials are divided into six major categories: English books, Chinese books, Multimedia, Periodicals, Children’s books, and Reference books to support a diverse audience and function. The library currently holds approximately 3,500 books in Chinese, 1,500 books in English, 500 reference material, 300 kids collection, and 200 items of multimedia collection.
Library also holds a complete set of Wisdom Journal, a collection of BAUS free book publication since 1964. Visitors are welcome to visit the library during opening hour.
For more information on library policy
Library is open on every Saturday 10:00 am~5:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am~4:00 pm
Bring a vaild ID to apply the library card!
For more information please contact 845-225-1445 x108.
Occasionally, Woo Ju Library will invite Buddhist teachers and scholars to give special lectures on certain topics. Please visit Woo Ju Library Program page for event information, or contact email@example.com to sign up for event notice.