Saint Paul Public Library will be closed August 30 - September 1.

Extended hours at Hayden Heights and Merriam Park end August 29.

Asian America

Asian AmericaPresenting free cultural events celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Local Writers Share New Works

Sunday, May 4, 2 p.m.
Central Library

Presented by May Lee-Yang, Saymoukda Vongsay, Mai Neng Moua and Kao Kalia Yang.

The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Monday, May 5, 1 p.m.
Hamline Midway Library

A hands-on workshop presented by Cindy Wang. Materials provided; call 651-642-0294 to register.

Hmong Needlework Workshop

Saturday, May 10, 3 p.m.
Hayden Heights Library

Hands-on traditional paj ntaub needlework instruction led by Hmong Elders Center.

Martial Arts Demonstrations

Monday, May 12, 6 p.m.
West 7th Library

Presented by Minnesota Mantis Kung Fu Association.

Fresh Traditions

Sunday, May 18, 2 p.m.
Rice Street Library

Original designs from popular Hmong fasion show, presented by the Center for Hmong Arts and Talent.

Mu Daiko Japanese Drumming

Wednesday, May 21, 6:30 p.m.
Rondo Library

Traditional Taiko drumming performance.

Ten-Minute Tastes of Asia

Iny Asian Dance Theater performs ten-minute dances at 6:30 p.m. at four locations: