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  • AAPI Picture Book Recommendations from the Teen Reading Ambassadors

    By Rachel Roseberry, Manager, Young Adult Literacy Programs | May 11, 2022
    These books from AAPI authors and illustrators showcase multiple identities, experiences, and traditions.
  • Nine New Fiction Reads by Asian American Women

    By NYPL Staff | April 29, 2022
    These authors draw on the cultures of China, India, Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippines—and their lives in the U.S.—to tell these stories.
  • Picture Books To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

    By Chelsea Condren | April 27, 2022
    These books celebrate the rich cultural traditions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in New York and around the world.
  • 10 Craft and Cookbooks to Ring in the Lunar New Year & Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

    By Michelle Lee | January 11, 2022
    Riverside Library
    From paper decorations to sugary treats, these books will help make your at-home or digital Lunar New Year gatherings more festive.
  • Picture Books to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2022

    By Chelsea Condren | January 11, 2022

    Curl up with your little one and enjoy one of these beautiful picture books to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger.

  • The 15 Days of Lunar New Year & What They Mean

    By Shirley Wong-Li, Patron Services Coordinator | January 3, 2022
    Learn about the special meanings and customs for the 15 days of the Lunar New Year celebration.
  • Talking Books: Asian American Authors in Conversation, 2021-22 Preview

    By Arthur Ling, Library Information Assistant | August 30, 2021

    A new lineup of Asian American authors will visit with us to talk about their latest books beginning this September.

  • Asian American Authors in Conversation: The Books On My Nightstand

    By Arthur Ling, Library Information Assistant | August 16, 2021

    We asked authors who took part in Chatham Square Library's book talk series what books they're reading now, what books they intend to read,…

  • Asian American Authors in Conversation: The Books That First Made Me Feel Represented

    By Arthur Ling, Library Information Assistant | August 6, 2021

    As part of our monthly conversation series discussing their work, authors shared with us the first books that reflected themselves and thei…

  • Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Recommendations for Kids by the Teen Reading Ambassadors

    By Rachel Roseberry, Manager, Young Adult Literacy Programs | May 19, 2021

    These books showcase the dazzling breadth of AAPI identities. Some illuminate family histories, others explore the challenges of conflictin…