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Resource Centers
American Indian Resource Center
Asian Pacific Resource Center
Black Resource Center
Chicano Resource Center

Ethnic Resource Centers

Ethnic Resource Centers
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Located at the Huntington Park Library

Click here for more information about Native American Heritage Month

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Located at the Rosemead
Library

Click here for more information about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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Located at the
A C Bilbrew
Library

Click here for more information about Black History Month

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Located at the
East Los Angeles Library

Click here for more information about Hispanic Heritage Month

Upcoming Resource Center Events

Date Event

Saturday, January 21,
2:00 PM

Rosemead Library

Year of the Rooster

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 Make an origami gift bag or two to celebrate the year of the rooster.  This program is for adults, teens, and children 8 and up.   Hosted by the Asian Pacific Resource Center.

Parents please be aware that refreshments may be served during this program.  An ingredients list will be available.

Saturday, January 28,
1:00 PM

Compton Library

African American Genealogy Workshop

You are invited to research your family history with Family Historian and Professional Genealogist, Charlotte Bocage. Beginners and experienced researchers are welcome.

Adults.

Co-sponsored by the Black Resource Center and Compton Library.

Saturday, January 28,
2:30 PM

East Los Angeles Library

The Chicano Legacy Project Yreina Cervantez artist talk

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Meet acclaimed artist and CSUN Professor Yreina Cervantez, who will be joined by artists and educators Sandy Rodriguez and Margaret Alarcon in an intergeneational conversation to discuss their art, activism and educational work. 

Saturday, February 4,
1:00 PM

Compton Library

Bound: Africans vs African Americans

Described as "a hard-hitting documentary that addresses the little-known tension that exists between Africans and African Americans", Kenyan filmmaker Peres Owino will screen her film and engage the audience in a provocative discussion. Not to be missed!

Adults and teens ages 13 and up.

Co-sponsored by the Black Resource Center and Compton Library.

Wednesday, February 15,
6:30 PM

Rosemead Library

Book Club Discussion of Hidden Figures

In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a book discussion of Hidden Figures, the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly.

Adults.

Hosted by the Asian Pacific Resource Center.

Saturday, February 18,
1:00 PM

Gardena Mayme Dear Library

Lieutenant Flipper's Trial

Author and playwright, Bob Rogers, will dramatize the 1881 trial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper, the first African American to graduate from West Point Military Academy. The program will include audience participation, a quiz show with prizes and a book signing.

This program is suitable for all ages.

Sponsored by the Black Resource Center in collaboration with Gardena Mayme Dear Library.

Saturday, February 18,
2:00 PM

Rosemead Library

Vietnamese Street Food

   Join us for a Vietnamese cooking demo.  Chef Vivien Phung reinvents the classic banh mi for the LA street food scene which is so deeply influenced by immigrants from around the world.  

Hosted by the Asian Pacific Resource Center

Please register at the information desk.

Vietnamese Street Food