Membership and Board Members

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The Friends of the Chinatown Library welcomes interested volunteers in any capacity. If you are interested in volunteering at the library, please contact the staff directly at the Chinatown Branch (click Library). If you are interested in serving the community through the Friends organization, please come to one of our meetings (click Calendar under Events for dates and times) or Contact Us.

Friends' Board Member Honored by Alma Mater

Friends' former Board President, Patricia Kao, was honored with a Stanford Associates Award. Patty was recognized as an outstanding volunteer contributor to Stanford University's alumni community. She was the speaker at several alumni social programs both on campus and in the LA region. She was also active in several performing arts programs.

Patty is a talented speaker and has been the gracious Master of Ceremonies at the Friends' Scholarship Dinners for the past few years. The Friends appreciate her volunteer work with the Board and would like to congratulate her on this award.



Membership fees are nominal.

Annual Membership costs $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students.
Life Membership for a single person costs $100.
Sustaining Membership costs $25.


Board Members 2015-16

Danee Prasert, President
Chris Ung-Doi, Vice President
Jeff Leng, Treasurer
Wanda Fong, Secretary
Joseph Chiu
Michele Chiu
Susan Dickson
Cindy Fong
Patricia Kao
Candace Lee
Paul Ng


Advisory Board Members

Hoover Louie, CPA, Financial Advisor
William Chun-Hoon, PhD, Historian & Community Affairs
Fleur Fong, Webmaster
Vivian Wong, Documentarian


Address and Telephone

Friends of the Chinatown Branch Library
639 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012

Phone 213-620-0925

Updated 03/11/2016