Celebrate Lunar New Year

Activities for Adults

Mid-Morning Matinee: Lunar New Year

Tuesday, January 10 at 11 a.m. in the Friends Room

Stop by the library to watch a martial-arts epic and “Rashomon”-style drama about a swordsman who claims to have saved a ruthless Chinese emperor from assassins. This film is rated PG-13 and runs for 99 minutes. 

Lunar New Year Firecrackers Adult Grab and Go Craft Kit 

January 24-27, with crafting session on January 27 at 2 p.m.

Adults are invited to make Lunar New Year firecrackers. Kits will be available for pick-up through Contactless Checkout starting Tuesday, January 24. To request a kit, call Adult Services. Also, join staff in the Library’s Friends Room on Friday, January 27 at 2:00 p.m. to craft and chat.

Activities for Children


Thursday, January 19 at 3 p.m. in the Friends Room

Get creative with the Library! Kids ages 5 - 12 will create a hopping bunny to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit! All materials will be provided. No registration is required.

Activities for Teens

Lunar New Year D&D at the Library for Teens and Adults 

Saturday, January 7 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room

Novices and veterans are invited to join the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library’s Dungeon Master for a special Lunar New Year quest of Dungeons and Dragons! This program is for teens and adults. 

Teen Lunar New Year Celebration and Movie

Saturday, January 28 at 3 p.m. in the Friends Room

Teens are welcome to celebrate the new year with friends, games, watch a movie featuring the first Asian Marvel superhero and eat Lunar New Year’s snacks.

Happy Lunar New Year