Notice:

The Warr Acres Library will be closed Mon, May 16 - Wed, May 25 for recarpeting.

The renovated Wright Library will reopen on Tu, May 24 at 9:30a.

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

About Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Upcoming Events

Take Home Kit: Paper Cranes (AAPI Heritage Month)

5/2 @ 9:00am
to
5/28 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, and one of the most well-known traditions in origami is the folding of paper cranes. It is even said that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, they will be granted a wish! Learn all about the histo...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Bubble Tea Take-Home Kit

5/14 @ 9:00am
to
5/21 @ 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Bubble tea, also known as boba tea, is a tea-based drink that originated in Taiwan in the 1980s. The beverage remains an important icon of the culture and food history of Taiwan. Brought to the United States by Taiwanese immigrants in the 1990s, bubb...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

BIPOC Book Club: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

May 25, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Join our BIPOC Book Club to read fiction and non-fiction books from Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color authors every month. In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we will be reading and discussing On Earth We’re ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

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