Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month @ Your Library

Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2014 GraphicCelebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month at Harris County Public Library with a variety of programs for every age group. There will be book clubs for adults, teens and children, martial arts demonstrations, luaus, henna hand-painting, origami (and storigami), yoga, movies, lots of crafts and much more. Below is just some of what we have in store for May.

Katy Branch Library
Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration: Kung fu demonstration, crafts, food and fun
Saturday, May 3
2:00 p.m.
All ages

LSC - Tomball Community Library
Candy Sushi
Monday, May 5
1:00 p.m.
Teens and tweens

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek
Craft: Carp kites to celebrate Japan's children's day
Tuesday, May 6
4:30 p.m.
Ages 10 - 12

Kingwood Branch Library
Craft: Suminagashi, Japanese paper marbling
Tuesday, May 6
4:30 p.m.
Teens

West University Branch Library
Book Discussion: On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee
Wednesday, May 7
11:00 a.m.
Adults

North Channel Branch Library
Crafts inspired by the Hawaiian Islands
Wednesday, May 7
4:30 p.m.
Preschoolers, school-age children

LSC - Tomball Community Library
Origami Demonstration and hands-on craft
Wednesday, May 7
4:30 p.m.
Ages 8 - 12

High Meadows Branch Library
That's ANIMEzing!
Thursday, May 8
3:00 p.m.
Teens

Atascocita Branch Library
*Haere Mai Aoteroa! Learn about the culture and people of the New Zealand.
Thursday, May 8
4:30 p.m.
Teens and Tweens
*Registration required. Online registration form

Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library
Hawaiian Luau: refreshments, craft and fun
Saturday, May 10
1:00 p.m.
All ages

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek
Yoga: learn about the history and benefits of yoga as well as some new poses
Saturday, May 10
1:00 p.m.
Adults

Northwest Branch Library
Manga Mania: Candy Sushi Edition
Saturday, May 10
2:00 p.m.
Teens, tweens and school-age children

South Houston Branch Library
A Taste of Vietnam
Monday, May 12
1:30 p.m.
Adults

Maud Marks Branch Library
*What can you do with a dollar? Make origami, of course!
Tuesday, May 13
2:00 p.m.
Adults
*Registration required. Online registration form

Jacinto City Branch Library
Craft: Dragon puppet
Wednesday, May 14
3:00 p.m.
Children

Evelyn Meador Branch Library
Craft: design a signature seal (hanko)
Wednesday, May 14
4:30 p.m.
School-age children and Teens

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek
Cherry Blossom Painting
Thursday, May 15
10:30 a.m.
Preschoolers, 3 and up

Maud Marks Branch Library
Teen Time: Orgami
Thursday, May 15
2:45 p.m.
Teens and tweens

Aldine Branch Library
Tea: The Golden Treasure, a brief documentary about tea in the culture of Taiwan, followed by tea and snacks.
Thursday, May 15
3:30 p.m.
Adults

Kingwood Branch Library
Asian Pacific American Genealogy Lab: discover and record your ancestors online.
Saturday, May 17
12:00 p.m.
Adults

Evelyn Meador Branch Library
Japanese Embu: a martial arts demonstration
Saturday, May 17
1:00 p.m.
Adults

Northwest Branch Library
Henna Hand painting. 
Saturday, May 17
2:00 p.m.
Teens and adults

Atascocita Branch Library
*Hawaiian Luau: folktales, lots of fun activities and a craft
Monday, May 19
4:30 p.m.
Ages 3 - 12 years
*Registration begins May 5, 6:00 a.m.

Aldine Branch Library
Fun with Storigami
Monday, May 19
7:00 p.m.
Children

Fairbanks Branch Library
Book Discussion: The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
Monday, May 19
7:00 p.m.
Adults

Katherine Tyra Branch Library @ Bear Creek
Tween Book Club: Book of a Thousand Days by Sharon Hale
Tuesday, May 20
4:30 p.m.
Tweens

Galena Park Branch Library
A Little of Japan Origami Fun
Wednesday, May 21
4:00 p.m.
Teens, tweens and children

La Porte Community Library
Teen Movie Time: classic Japanese Anime
Wednesday, May 21
4:00 p.m.
Tweens and Teens

Barbara Bush Branch Library
Lion Dance and Shaolin Kung Fu Demonstration
Wednesday, May 21
4:30 p.m.
Children

Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library
Art through the Ages: Historic Art from Japan
Wednesday, May 21
4:30 p.m.
Teens

LSC - Tomball Community Library
Mystery Book Club: Killed at the Whim of a Hat by Colin Cotterill
Thursday, May 22
1:00 p.m.
Adults

North Channel Branch Library
Tween Time Craft: Shiori ningyo (Japanese doll bookmarks)
Wednesday, May 28
4:30 p.m.
Tweens

Octavia Fields Branch Library
Read It & Eat It Book Club: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Wednesday, May 28
4:30 p.m.
Adults

LSC - CyFair College Library
My First Book Club: The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
Wednesday, May 28
6:30 p.m.
Ages 7 - 9

Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library
Activities, crafts, food from Japan and India.
Thursday, May 29
5:30 p.m.
All ages

Aldine Branch Library
Teen Book Club: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang 
Friday, May 30
3: 00 p.m.
Teens