Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at NPL

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at NPL
5/3/2022

Attend programs and visit the Library to check out our displays, all month long!

Programs

AAPI Cultural Story Time & Craft
Saturday, May 21, 10:30am & 12:30pm

This program features cultural stories and an origami bookmark craft. Hosted by the Dear Asian Youth Novi (DAYN), this event is sure to be a blast. No registration required. Ages 6-12 recommended.
No registration required.

Asian Pacific American Cultural Celebration
Saturday, May 28, 2-5pm

Join us for a day of celebration as the Novi Library spotlights Asian Pacific Heritage Month with music, dancing, cultural displays, speakers, and free food. Cultures represented: Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Philippines (Filipino), Thailand (Thai), Hawaiian, and Polynesian.
Register here.

Displays in the Library

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, NPL has partnered with a local nonprofit organization called Dear Asian Youth Novi (DAYN). DAYN is a student-led organization at Novi High School that encourages activism and celebration of all AAPI cultures. They are committed to the appreciation, celebration, respect, and welcoming of all cultural identities. They have curated various displays around the library this month. DAYN is also responsible for creating many posters celebrating various AAPI authors. Additionally, they are coordinating a variety of events centering around AAPI culture. Click here to view our event calendar.

To find out more about DAYN, please click here. You can also follow them on Instagram, @dearasianyouth_novi.

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