Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
May 1-31 (all ages)
SCLSNJ’s Warren Twp. Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Twp.
Stop in the library during the month of May and be a part of the celebration. This month-long program includes displays, crafts, and other activities. No registration.
Chinese Food and Culture (all ages)
May 24, 6-7 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch, located at 64 Washington Street in Rocky Hill
Explore the world of Chinese culture through food. Presented by Good Good Study (GGS) Learning School. Registration required.
Duanwu Festival (all ages)
May 24, 7-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Travel back two thousand years to find out why and how the Chinese celebrate this holiday. The Duanwu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday that originated in China. Hear the story of the Dragon Boat Festival, see a traditional Chinese dance, and make a sachet called Xiang-bao. This program is presented by Ying Zhang. Registration required.
Polynesian Luau presented by Pacific Rhythm (all ages)
May 31, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Pacific Rhythm will take us on a journey around the Polynesian islands. Pacific Rhythm is a family-owned and operated Polynesian dance group. The performance will include traditional Polynesian dances with authentic costumes, a coconut cracking demonstration, and even a Samoan Fireknife dance demonstration (weather permitting). Sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgewater Library. No registration.