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.

 ORIGAMI CRANES WITH EMMY LAM 

WED, MAY 20 / 4 to 5 p.m. / Event link: https://tinyurl.com/y9nv6uaj

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 libraryprograms@smgov.net to share in this community endeavor of hope and healing. For all ages.

JAPANESE STORYTIME 

WED, MAY 27 / 3 to 3:30 p.m. / Event link: https://tinyurl.com/ycves55y

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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