Historical development

The National Taiwan Library is the oldest public library of Taiwan, with the largest collection of books, most frequent updates and a comprehensive organizational structure. The library’s aim is to provide a service for the public, to conserve local literature, promote academic research, and assist private libraries in Taiwan. The predecessor of the National Taiwan Library was known as the Taiwan Governor’s Library, established in 1914 (Tasho year 3). On April 14, 1914, the Japanese governor pro......full text