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Japanese Culture Day
April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
The Library of Congress Young Readers Center will host again a popular program, “Japanese Culture Day.” It provides an exciting opportunity for K-12 children, their families, and also teachers to learn Japanese culture through reading, writing, and craft making with Japanese cultural and linguistic professionals.
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC will present Japan-In-A-Suitcase, a program which packs a little bit of Japan in a suitcase and introduces fascinating aspects of its culture. The National Conference of State Societies will bring some of the former cherry blossom princesses to make tiaras with visiting children.
Tad Hills, an American children’s book author and illustrator, will be joining the Japanese Culture Day for a book reading/signing. He plans to read “How Rocket Learned to Read,” winner of the Irma Simonton Black & James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature and a New York Times bestseller.
There is no public parking on site, however the Library’s James Madison Building is right across from the Capitol South Metro Station (blue, orange, and silver lines) or a 15 minute walk from the Union Station Metro Station (red).