Billions Speak It – Free Chinese language classes at Red Hook Public Library

(RED HOOK, NY) – Learn the language that has more native speakers than any other – Mandarin Chinese – from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Friday, from March 22 through April 26, at Red Hook Public Library. A native Chinese speaker will lead interactive classes in Chinese culture and language.
This program is free and open to the public.
Red Hook Public Library was founded in 1898 and serves the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning. Since 1935, the library has made its home in a nineteenth century octagonal building designed by Orson Squire Fowler. Built by Red Hook Tobacco Factory owner Allen Barringer Hendricks, the house is one of the finest examples of octagonal architecture in the Hudson Valley.
For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at www.redhooklibrary.org.