AANHPI month, a personal impact story, and designing new libraries
AANHPI month, a personal impact story, and designing new libraries
May 2022
Ms. Schuchan Zhao and her family sitting on couch, link to stories about patrons loving the library
May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Month (AANHPI), and some of the library's wonderful Chinese patrons shared their experiences with the library and what they love most about it.
Read their stories
Enrique Rivera, library staff person, and link to story on library workforce development help
For many years, the library has been a hub for community members seeking a new job or advancing their career. For Enrique Rivera, a library workforce development bilingual outreach specialist, this work is especially impactful as he gets to share his personal story with people who are incarcerated at Multnomah County Inverness Jail.
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Teens holding library design, link to story of teen participation in design of new libraries
Since Multnomah County voters approved the Library Capital Bond in November 2020, the library has been hard at work with architecture firms to map out the design process for the construction and renovation of the “Chapter One” libraries. With the help of two design programs, teens have been able to learn about architecture while participating in designing new library buildings.
About the programs

Events & resources

Vietnamese E-Content Collection
Bộ Sưu tập nội dung tiếng Việt kỹ thuật số

Poison, character, and connection with Kristin Burchell
Q&A with Court of Venom author

Bike to Books 2022
May 1-June 1, join the design contest

Сказочный мир. Весенние шедевры! / Wondrous World
Tue., May 10, 5-6 pm online

A Virtual Visit with Jasmine Warga
Wed., May 25, 10:30-11:30 am online

All events & classes
Current schedule