This May, celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with our wonderful and diverse collection of works by Asian American and Pacific Islander American authors. Encompassing books penned by Americans with roots from Sri Lanka to India to Hawai’i, with stories of college life, immigrant families, and much more, there are plenty of great novels to pick from. Check out more titles through Overdrive.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage
Month, dedicated to celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States. During this 90-minute webinar, speakers will discuss historical and contemporary issues affecting the AAPI community. In light of the recent attacks on the Asian American community, this event takes on particular importance.
The event is free and open to all with prior registration: http://ucberk.li/aapihm-event
by Taylor Follett
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which means that federal organizations such as the Library of Congress, the National Parks Service, and the Smithsonian Institution, among others, join together to acknowledge and honor the many generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who make up an essential part of America. However, you don’t have to be a member of a federal organization to join in—and, as always, we at the library love to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by reading!
Interested in learning more about Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Check out the official website here. Happy reading!