Culture Center

About Culture Center

The Culture Center of TECO in Chicago was established on April 15, 1989 in Westmont Village, equipped with computer room, language center, multiple-use auditorium, library and cooking class. The center cooperates with experts from overseas Chinese/Taiwanese and their organizations to hold diversified activities, including festival celebration, annual meeting, exercise class, cooking class, Chinese-interface computer class, tax lecture, medicine lecture, law lecture etc. Most of all, we aim to promote the Taiwanese culture and further enhance our understanding and interaction with the American society.

Culture Center of TECO in Chicago provides various services for the overseas Chinese/Taiwanese and in Midwest region of United States including Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The total population of overseas Chinese/Taiwanese in this area is about 220,000 and around 110,000 are living in the greater Chicago area, while others live in cities like Detroit, Ann Arbor, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Milwaukee and Madison etc.


Services Items

  • Books and DVDs lending services.
  • Venue and equipment rental services.
  • Free wireless Internet access.
  • Traditional clothing, folk teaching materials and heritage crafts lending services.
  • Sponsors events and services in cooperation with local overseas Chinese and Taiwanese groups.
  • Organize various educational seminars.


Contact Information


Closed on Lunar New Year, October 10 (National Day), and all U.S. Federal Holidays.