Celebrate the rich, diverse cultures of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!
Join us for the following programs:
Saturday, May 5th
Politics & Military Action Book Club
9:15 - 11:15 am
To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we will be discussing War in the Pacific theater during World War II.
This can include military actions in the Pacific Islands, Japan, China and Southeast Asia but also issues affecting the American home front, such as internment and Asian-American soldiers in the United States military.
Friday, May 18th
Movies After Dark!: Box Office Hits and Cult Classics for Adults
5:45 - 8:45 pm
To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the May movie is 13 Assassins. Cult director Takeshi Miike delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future. (Rated R)
Sunday, May 27th
12:30 - 3:00 pm
To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we will be trying our hand at Suminagashi, a Japanese paper marbling technique that features "floating ink."
Be sure to also check out our display at the Southwest Library, made by KPL staff Kala and Melissa!