Asian Pacific Heritage Month

DIY Sketchbook Craft

DIY Sketchbooks

Learn how to create your own sketchbook using traditional Japanese Book Binding techniques in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Tuesday, May 24 from 4:30-5:30 in the Teen Area.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12. Materials generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

MeeTeen!

Have you ever played a stimulating game of Yutnori? No? Well, Thursday, May 12 at 4:30pm is your chance to find out! At MeeTeen! here at North Channel we'll be playing Korean games and celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. MeeTeen programs are for teens and tweens,  usually bimonthly, and include fun afterschool activities such as science themes, crafts or movies...Free refreshments provided! Even more teen programs will be offered this summer-preview the summer calendar online at https://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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Children's Craft Day!

                                  This program is limited to 10 children.  Call 832-559-4235 to register!

Origami in the Children's Department!

   Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage month at a special Origami Program on Thursday, May 28th at 4:30 pm in the Children's Area!  Have fun learning the ancient art of paper folding and enjoy some Japanese snacks!  This program is limited to 15 children (ages 7 -12).  Call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot! 

Korean Festival

KoreaTomorrow, we're celebrating Korean culture at our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival.  From 1:00-3:00pm, come to see over 60 dancers and entertainers, plus food and activities.   

Book Hunters in Brief #21: New Titles for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Book Hunters in Brief #21 - APHMThis week, Book Hunters look at new titles in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

Mambo in Chinatown by Jean Kwok
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee 
Pioneer Girl by Bich Minh Nguyen 
The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide 
Family Life by Akhil Sharma

Visit Book Hunters for a customized reading list of your own.

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.

Asian Pacific Heritage Festival Reminder

Hi everyone! I wanted to remind you not to miss our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival this Saturday, May 11 from 1-4pm at the Maud Marks Branch.  Make Mom a lei for Mother’s Day, sample a variety of Asian cuisine, enjoy an origami demonstration, and more!  This free event is fun for the whole family so come on over! 

Four Favorite Folk Tales for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Here’s a guessing game.


Four favorite fairy tales from Asia
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Some stories are universal. No matter what your heritage, ask yourself, do I know this tale? Have I heard something like this story some time ago somewhere before? Parts of some titles have been hidden to keep you guessing.

The Week @ the Katy Library – May 17th Edition

Among our other fun programs this week, we have a couple of special international events.  First, come by on Wednesday, 5/19, at 6:00pm for our monthly Mosaico Cultural program in Spanish.  The Katy Fire Department will be out to talk with you about fire safety in the summer.  Then, on Saturday, 5/22, at 1:30pm come experience The Allure of India, our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month program.

 

 

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