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Celebrate May - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
by Maj. Ashley Carroll on
The month of May is the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which is a time to remember those who have enriched the community and others with knowledge, pride and respect. It is the time to recognize that work, those struggles and the vision for the future of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, and reflect on the idea that their history is at the heart of American history.
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success. Go to
Asian Americans have contributed much to literature from prize-winning fiction to graphic novels, essays, and memoirs. Here are a few titles that you can find in the library’s collection:
The Sympathizer // Viet Thanh Nguyen
Little Fires Everywhere // Celeste Ng
The Woman Warrior // Maxine Hong Kingston
The Leavers // Lisa Ko
These are just a few titles that are available to
You will find a display of books in the Library’s lobby.
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