Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Learn about Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with the public library. Celebrate by attending events and discovering library resources for all ages.


Meet Author Gail Tsukiyama

Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 5:30 p.m.

Join us for conversation and a live Q&A with author Gail Tsukiyama. Ms. Tsukiyama will field audience questions and share stories from her writing career, which includes 9 published books. Her latest book The Brightest Star is a fictional account of Chinese-American Hollywood actress Anna May Wong and will be available in June.

Author Gail Tsukiyama

Asian American Women Leaders in Tampa

Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 6 p.m.

Celebrate the contributions of Asian American Women Leaders in Tampa. Dr. Abby Hamilton, Jenny Cheng Holcombe, and Mariben Andersen will discuss their experiences and insights on leadership, identity, and community engagement.

Dr. Abby Hamilton, Jenny Cheng Holcombe, and Mariben Andersen


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Stream curated titles featuring over 100 years of cinema and thoughtful documentaries addressing the Asian American experience in the US.

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Mango Languages

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Courses that prepare you for realistic conversations and everyday communication in over 70 languages.

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