*Teen Essay contest

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In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2018, you are invited to join a Teen Essay Contest (in English).

Topic: “Laughter is the best medicine”

Deadline: Saturday, May 26th, 2018.

For information, please call Jewel at Chinatown Branch Library, (415)355-2888 or jewel.chen@sfpl.org

Judging will be based on originality, grammar, coherence to the topic and more.

The rules:

* Age: 12-18.

* Text  should be written in English only, at least 600 words.

* One entry per person.

* Submission by email to: jewel.chen@sfpl.org

* Submission in person or by mail to:  Jewel Chen, Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.

* Include your name, address, school, grade, phone number and email address.

* Essays will be divided into two age groups, middle school (Grade 6-8) and high school (Grade 9-12).

* One winner per age group. The prize to each winner: 3 orange wristbands USB flash drive with “sfpubliclibrary” logo or a mystery gift.

* The winner’s essay will be posted on the Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Library webpage: Chinatown Teen’Zine Blog.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates Asian/Pacific Islander American heritage, with special events filled with dance, music and art, exhibits, author talks, crafts, delicious food and creative programs for all ages.

This is a Reading, Writing & Poetry program from SFPL. We love reading/sharing/creating words.

Upcoming Events

Treasure Island Stop
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 2:00 pm
The Great Teen Book Swap
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights General Floor Area
Asian Snack Trials
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 4:00 pm
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Japanese Culture: Cherry Blossoms
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm
Golden Gate Valley, Golden Gate Valley Meeting Room
Tai Chi for Health with Patrick Lau
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:30 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
Wednesday Afternoon Tai Chi with Patrick Lau
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 1:30 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

When We Were Very Young
Through Friday, May 31, 2019
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Thread that Connects
Through Thursday, August 1, 2019
Main Library, International Center

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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