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City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

Filed under Features

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

Interim director Andie Apple is named head director of library

Karla Gutierrez, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

Andie Apple, once a worker for the Beale Memorial Library, was appointed head director of the library. She started off shelving books and worked her way up into the position she is in today. “I definitely have a passion for library services and resources in the communities that we serve. I’ve been to other libraries over my 20 years, but this is where I got my start...

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