In this episode we got to sit down with Y Vy Truong, who is the librarian for joss paper library based in Vancouver’s Chinatown. We got to talk about public programming, professionalization, and what it means to build both collections and communities.
Read along with the transcript here.
Things mentioned this episode:
> Y Vy Truong: @YVyTruong
> joss paper library: @josspaperlib
> Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies program
The cover art is done by our friend Andrea Lukic.
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