Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate this May with DC Public Library

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May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM). Celebrate with the Library by joining us for virtual programs and exploring books, films and digital library resources to learn more about the literary and cultural contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders this month.

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. Explore the virtual exhibitions


Check Out These Great Reads

Books for Adults

Books for Teens

Books for Children


Online Resources

DC Public Library has a wealth of online resources that can help enrich your understanding of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander experience and contributions.