Woo Ju Memorial Library of BAUS(The Buddhist Association of the United States) is a Buddhist library located in Chuang Yen Monastery, where houses the largest indoor sitting Buddha Statue in the western hemisphere. The library reopened in 2009 to facilitate the Buddhist education for monastics as well as the lay Buddhist communities. Library holds various programs, invites Buddhist monks and Buddhist scholars from different parts of the world to give lectures / workshops to the public.
Library Collection is divided into 6 main categories
(excluding magazines and periodicals):
- Circulated Collection (English, Chinese, and other languages)
- Reference Collection (including Buddhist Canon,
Art Books, and other reference tools)
- DVD & CD, Audiobooks
- Children Collection
- Teen/YA Collection
- Graphic Novels
Summer Volunteer Hours:
- Saturday / or Sunday 9:30 am – 11:30 am
- From July 15 to August 19
- To help updating mobile compatible online catalog
- To maintain library facilities
- To help library events
|Training /Orientation will be held on July 8th.
Volunteer Certificate is available upon request.
High School / College Students
Interest in Buddhist Literature
Working knowledge of another language
MLS (Master of Library Science) Graduate / In progress
Please contact for details:
Librarian, Kaity Hsiu
Transportation is available from Cold Spring train station.