Friends of the Heritage Library Events

Heritage Friends March Meeting
March 16, 2017
6:15:PM - 7:00:PM
Library Multipurpose Room

 Be a Friend! Drop in on the third Thursday of the month to find out what we’re all about. As Friends, we support Heritage Library, our community, and the joy of reading with volunteer activities such as: • Homebound book delivery • The annual book sale • Author events  • Library volunteer work

From Laos to the U.S.
April 4, 2017
7:00:PM - 8:00:PM
Heritage Library

Learn about the legacy and heritage of the Hmong culture as it relates to Kao Kalia Yang’s The Song Poet from Professor Lee Pao Xiong, Director of the Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University. Bonded by tradition, the Hmong are a powerful byproduct of global interactions and international relations.

Family Day
April 8, 2017
10:30:AM - 12:00:PM
Heritage Library

Join the Friends of the Heritage Library in celebrating Hmong culture through games, stories and simple art projects geared for all ages.

The Hmong Family Kitchen and Garden
April 18, 2017
6:30:PM - 8:00:PM
Heritage Library

 Discover the nutritious and medicinal value of foods from Zongxee Lee of Mhonpaj’s Garden, a Certified Organic Farm and the first Hmong-owned organic Community Supported Agriculture in Minnesota. Lee will discuss some less common vegetables seen at local farmer’s markets and demonstrate how  to use them.

Hmong Storytime
April 19, 2017
4:00:PM - 5:00:PM
Lakeville Heritage Library

 Enjoy stories from the Hmong tradition and make a related craft. Geared for ages 5 and older.
 

Lakeville Heritage Library

20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville MN 55044 

 
Heritage Friends April Meeting
April 20, 2017
6:15:PM - 7:00:PM
Library Multipurpose Room

Be a Friend! Drop in on the third Thursday of the month to find out what we’re all about. As Friends, we support Heritage Library, our community, and the joy of reading with volunteer activities such as: • Homebound book delivery • The annual book sale • Author events • Writers’ groups • Library volunteer work

Through the Eyes of a Refugee: Hmong Storytelling
April 24, 2017
7:00:PM - 8:00:PM
Lakeville Heritage Library

Through the Eyes of a Refugee: Hmong Storytelling

Hear Hmong storyteller and artist Tou Ger Xiong describe his experiences in the jungles of Laos, the refugee camps of Thailand and the public housing projects of America using humor, folk tales and spoken word in this high-energy, engaging event for all ages.

Lakeville Heritage Library 

20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville MN 55044

One Book, One Lakeville Main Event
April 29, 2017
7:00:PM - 9:30:PM
Lakeville Area Arts Center

Meet Author Kao Kalia Yang at the Lakeville Area Arts Center

Join in this annual celebration of books and reading featuring Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father, and the Iny Asian Dance Theater.

This celebration of books and reading includes refreshments.

Free tickets are required and available at www.lakevillemn.gov, search Kao Kalia Yang.

A Minnesota Legacy program. Ages: 12 and older.

We also would like to mention that although these events are free to the public, they are not without cost. We enjoy great backing from businesses in our community that would appreciate your patronage. Please join these sponsors in supporting these community events through your donations.  

Please plan to arrive by 6:45pm to guarantee seating.

20965 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville MN

OneBook OneLakeville Book Groups
May 2, 2017
10:00:AM - 11:00:AM
Lakeville Heritage Center

Discussion Groups

Read The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang and join others in discussing the book.

Heritage Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, MN 55044

Heritage Friends May Meeting
May 18, 2017
6:15:PM - 7:00:PM
Library Multipurpose Room

Be a Friend! Drop in on the third Thursday of the month to find out what we’re all about. As Friends, we support Heritage Library, our community, and the joy of reading with volunteer activities such as: • Homebound book delivery • The annual book sale • Author events • Writers’ groups • Library volunteer work

OneBook OneLakeville Book Groups
May 31, 2017
7:00:PM - 8:00:PM
Heritage Library

Discussion Groups

Read The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang and join others in discussing the book.

OneBook OneLakeville Book Groups
June 1, 2017
12:30:PM - 1:30:PM
Heritage Library

Discussion Groups
Read The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang and join others in discussing the book.