CHEC Lincoln Library Newsletter

Lunar New Year Resources

What is Lunar New Year?

While often known as Chinese New Year, this spring festival is celebrated in multiple Asian countries between January and February. It begins on the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends on the first full moon. This year's Lunar New Year is recognized on February 1st, but expect celebrations to start this week and last until about Feb. 15th.

Happy Year of the Tiger!

Read about the zodiacs:

Read more here:

Learn about traditions, food, and more:

DC Celebrations

The REACH Winter Lanterns at The Kennedy Center

Visit in-person Jan. 27th - Feb. 6th


National Museum of Asian Art Virtual Programs

Watch holiday-inspired cooking demos, music and art events, etc.


Support local restaurants and businesses

Lunar New Year Resources

Check out these titles and more on SORA

Some of these titles, and more on SORA, provide more context to Lunar New Year while others highlight the work of AAPI authors.
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