Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This month during Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, as well as throughout the year, Orange County Library System will host a variety of programs and events to share stories and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

AANHPI Heritage Month Events

Registration Required
Tuesday May 28 11:00am

Alafaya Branch (Alafaya - Back of Branch)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Storytime

Visit the ancient world of Kumandra to learn about dragons, and save the day with stories, activities, and crafts inspired by Raya and the Last Dragon. Recommended for ages 3-5.

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Wednesday May 29 10:30am

Fairview Shores Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Education & Learning; Games & Activities; History, Culture, Genealogy

Enjoy animal fables, crafts and activities at this library celebration of Chinese tales. Recommended for ages 3-5.

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Pirate Adventures

Voyage to China

No Registration Required
Wednesday May 29 3:30pm

Fairview Shores Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Storytime

Ahoy mateys! Set sail for China with our friendly pirate crew. We'll learn pirate lingo, sing songs and read a modern Chinese version of Rapunzel.

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Wednesday May 29 4:00pm

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center (Sarchet Community Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Games & Activities; History, Culture, Genealogy

Kia ora! Explore the mythology, art, and history of the Maori, the native people of New Zealand. Recommended for ages 6-12.

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Family Movie Night

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

No Registration Required
Thursday May 30 3:30pm

Orlando Public Library

Event Categories: Education & Learning; Music, Movies, Live Performances

Join us for a family movie night with popcorn and a craft. Featuring Disney's "Mulan". Recommended for the whole family!

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Polynesian Dance and Music Performance

Honoring AANAPI Heritage Month

No Registration Required
Friday May 31 11:00am

Chickasaw Branch (Chickasaw - Stage)

Event Categories: History, Culture, Genealogy; Music, Movies, Live Performances

Experience Polynesian culture through music and dance. Learn about Hawaii and other Pacific Islands' culture, music, and dance. Take the opportunity to practice hula movements.

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Friday May 31 2:00pm

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center (West Oaks - Back of Branch)

Event Categories: Education & Learning; History, Culture, Genealogy; Music, Movies, Live Performances

Ann Yao performs cutting-edge interpretations of traditional material on the Guzheng. Professor Li Wei demonstrates Chinese calligraphy fundamental techniques and aesthetic values.

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ArtMazing

Yayoi Kusama

No Registration Required
Friday May 31 3:00pm

Fairview Shores Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Unleash your inner artist and discover your creative side in this all-ages art exploration. Inspiration is a must! Recommended for families.

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Friday May 31 4:00pm

Southeast Branch

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Community & Citizenship; Education & Learning; History, Culture, Genealogy

From Kung Fu to kites, come celebrate the inventions of Ancient China! Take a trip with us through activities and crafts. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.

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