The Mexican Consulate has donated 120 books to the Salt Lake City Public Library. The books will be formally accepted at a reception Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5 p.m., at the main library 209 E. 500 South.
Consul General Hector I. Mena will present the books to Cynthia Ong, library board president. Mauricio Chavez-Medina, consul attache, hopes the donation is just the beginning of "a new step toward a more active cultural, artistic and business exchange between both peoples."The books will be added to the main library's foreign language collection. The books include volumes dealing with the Mexican Revolution during the 1910-1927 period, tourism, architecture and painting. Also included are novels, essays and excerpts of stories written by renowned Mexican contemporary authors.