Asian Pacific Heritage

Amazing Japan! PreschoolStorytime Tuesday, May 20th

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Preschool Storytime is celebrating Japan this Thursday, May 20th at 10:30 AM. Ms. Andleeb with be reading books and inviting you to participate in a craft!  Make sure to get a ticket from the information desk and join us in the meeting room.  Preschool Storytime is geared towards children ages 3-6.  

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Event Schedule

Don't miss this Saturday's events as we celebrate the cultures of Asians and Pacific Islanders.

  • 10:00 AM  Diyas Craft, Vietnamese Music & Bonsai
  • 11:00 AM  Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • 11:30 AM Cooking Demonstration
  • 12:00 PM  International Cafe
  • 12:30 PM  Japanese Calligraphy & Rangoli
  • 1:30 PM   Sushi Demonstration
  • 2:00 PM   Belly Dancing & Origami Demonstration
  • 2:30 PM   Mehndi Demonstration
  • 3:00 PM   Vietnamese Lion Dance

For more information, call the Maud Marks Branch at 281-492-8592. 

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Play to Win

Three lucky people who compete in Parker Williams Library's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Trivia Contest will win Barnes & Noble gift cards. Contest forms must be completed and returned by May 15. Forms are available at the library. Contestants can be any age.

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The Japanese Who Came to America

ManzanarIn recognition of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, the Fairbanks Library is hosting a discussion on Monday, May 10, of the book Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War 2. If you’d like to participate in the discussion, please join us in the library meeting room at 6:30 pm.

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