Lunar New Year is celebrated according to lunar calendars in countries across East and Southeast Asia, with analogs in South Asia, the Middle East, and North America. With traditions dating back thousands of years and spanning across the globe, this shift into a new year holds significance for many and is often observed with family and loved ones.
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with our Lunar New Year events and programs.
Join us for activities to welcome the Year of the Dragon with arts and crafts, STEAM programs, and more.
Recommended Reading: Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Voices & Stories
Celebrate Lunar New Year with a special reading list compiled by the AANHPI Culture Club, a group of NYPL staff, in collaboration with the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association and the Chinese American Librarians Association. This list features a diverse selection of books and resources for all ages that highlight AANHPI heritage.
Learn more about the communities that celebrate Lunar New Year, and about its origins and traditions.
- Mon, Feb 26 | Music & Movement: Lunar New Year Jamboree
- Mon, Feb 26 | Chinese Dragon STEAM Experiments
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