Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was established by the Federal Government nearly three decades ago to commemorate the many contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to the history and culture of the United States. The month of May was specifically chosen because it coincides with two historic events for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. On May 7, 1843, a fourteen year old boy named Manjiro was the first Japanese immigrant to arrive in the United States.
It's that time of year again! May the 4th is Star Wars Day and we’re here to help you celebrate with books galore from your favorite galaxy far, far away.
The titles below are only some of the wonderful Star Wars books available at the library. Click the cover you want to learn more. And to browse even more Star Wars titles click over to Overdrive or Hoopla.
May the 4th be with you!
Mother’s Day is upon us again and, thankfully, this year’s celebration finds us in a happier place than in 2020. With tentative steps we can now reach out to each other for hugs and limited family gatherings, a reality that would make Anna M. Jarvis, founder of the special day, very proud. Following the death of her mother in 1905, Philadelphia resident, Anna M.
April is National Poetry Month