Check out our collection of recommended APAHM reads for adults and youth, available online as ebooks or downloadable audiobooks with your Santa Monica Public Library card. Need a library card? Apply for a temporary e-card today and start reading!

Learn about the history of APAHM with this brief video. Settle in with a month-long schedule of cultural and historical programming on public television. And join the Library online for two very special, live family programs.


WED, MAY 20 / 4 to 5 p.m. / Event link:

Come together through the art of Origami! Learn the precise art of folding origami cranes during this live tutorial with Emmy Lam. If you don’t have origami paper on hand, upcycle letter-sized paper by making them into squares before the program.  Japanese legend promises a wish when 1,001 cranes are made. Make a paper crane or two (or a hundred) and send a photo to to share in this community endeavor of hope and healing. For all ages.


WED, MAY 27 / 3 to 3:30 p.m. / Event link:

Join us for stories and songs in this live bilingual English/Japanese story time with language educator and mom Hiromi Lathrop.  For families.

Submitted by Barbara Chang Fleeman, Reference Services Librarian

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