AANHPI Heritage Month

AANHPI Heritage Month

This month we are highlighting Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Below are the programs we are hosting as well as some resources to learn more. Please click the day/time you would like to attend for more information. For our full event listing, please go to our Event page.

For Adults

Poetry Circle: Four Active Asian American Poets
Thursday, May 12, 6:30 pm
Lawrence Branch
*You may also attend virtually through GoToMeeting

Yayoi Kusama: The Moment is Imminent
Monday, May 16, 7:00 pm
Virtual Program

Nonfiction Book Club: Dalai Llama
Friday, May 20, 2:30 pm
Hickory Corner Branch

For Kids

AANH-PI Celebration for Kids
Monday, May 16, 4:30 pm
West Windsor Branch

AANH-PI Celebration Storytime
Wednesday, May 18, 10:30 am
West Windsor Branch

Crafternoon: Paper Lei
Monday, May 23, 4:00 pm
Tuesday, May 24, 4:00 pm
Hopewell Branch


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2022
Paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.‎
Exhibits and Collections · ‎Audio and Video · ‎For Teachers · ‎Images

American History: Asian-American History
A comprehensive database covering the most important individuals, events, and topics in US history. The thousands of entries include biographies, maps, timelines, primary source documents, and images. Extensive overview essays provide detail on each time period.
Access provided by MCLS.

American Indian History: “Indigenous Peoples of the Pacific Islands.”
American Indian History Online offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history through event and topic entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries.
Access provided by MCLS.

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