- Monday, September 14 - Origami Crane Community Arts Workshop: Participants will learn how to create an origami crane and share their experiences and stories centered around this symbol for longevity and goodwill. 6:00PM on Zoom.
- Tuesday, September 15 - Tour of the Japanese Friendship Garden: Garden docents will provide an online tour of the grounds to discuss the symbology of the Garden and Japanese gardening practices, followed by a Q&A session so that participants may learn more. 9:00AM on Zoom.
- Wednesday, September 16 - Tween Book Club: Children ages 8-12 are invited to read and discuss Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes, by Eleanor Coerr. 4:00PM on Zoom.
- Thursday, September 17 - Marble Ink Paper Demonstration: Participants can tune in and learn how to make their own marble ink paper and all about the Japanese history of this art style. 3:00PM on YouTube.
- Friday, September 18 - Okinawa Drumming Performance: Los Angeles-based group Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko will perform the traditional Okinawa style of drumming and folk dance, called eisa. Despite not being together because of COVID-19, they have found a unique way of performing without singing or hitting drums. 3:00PM on YouTube.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org. Library Innovation Lab is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.