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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Houston Public Library

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and to commemorate this month, the Houston Public Library has scheduled some fun programs that celebrate the art and culture of the Asian and Pacific Islander community that calls Houston home. The celebration honors people from India, Pakistan, Japan, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore. Everyone is invited to enjoy the festivities. All events are free and open to the public. For more details please visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-392-1313.

Programs and Events Scheduled

Asian Pacific American Heritage Association Dance Performance
Carnegie Neighborhood Library * 1050 Quitman, 77009 * 832-393-1720
Thursday, May 17 | 3 PM – 5 PM

Henna Workshop
Bracewell Neighborhood Library * 9002 Kingspoint Dr., 77089 * 832-393-2580
Saturday, May 19 | 3 PM – 4 PM

Indian Classical Dance Performance
Kendall Neighborhood Library * 609 N. Eldridge, 77079 * 832-393-1880
Saturday, May 19 | 2 PM – 3 PM

McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library * 7405 Stella Link, 77025 * 832-393-2630
Saturday, May 19 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Origami Workshop with Lisa Jastram
Park Place Regional Library * 8145 Park Place Blvd., 77017 * 832-393-1970
Thursday, May 24 | 3 PM – 4 PM

Collier Regional Library * 6200 Pinemont, 77092 * 832-393-1740
Wednesday, May 30 | 4 PM – 5 PM

Craft Time for Kids
Central Library * 500 McKinney, 77002 * 832-393-1313
Saturday, May 26 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Storytimes & Activities

Collier Regional Library
6200 Pinemont, 77092, 832-393-1740
Tuesday, May 15 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Kendall Neighborhood Library
609 N. Eldridge, 77079, 832-393-1880
Tuesday, May 15 | 10:30 AM – 11 AM
Wednesday, May 16 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Young Neighborhood Library
5260 Griggs Road, Palm Center, 77021, 832-393-2140
Tuesday, May 15 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Bracewell Neighborhood Library
9002 Kingspoint Dr., 77089, 832-393-2580
Tuesdays: May 15, 22, 29 | 11 AM – 12 PM

Park Place Regional Library
8145 Park Place Blvd., 77017, 832-393-1970
Thursday, May 17 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library
7405 Stella Link, 77025, 832-393-2630
Thursday, May 17 | 11 AM – 12 PM

About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.
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Contact:
Sandra Fernandez
Manager of Public Relations
Houston Public Library
832.393.1381; cell 713.435.9448
sandra.fernandez@houstontx.gov

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