Plano Library Speaks, Special Episode: Holi

In this special episode of the Plano Public Library podcast, your hosts Bob and Rachel speak with Hema (Librarian) and Kanan (Library Support Supervisor) about the Holi festival, what it means to them, and how Holi is celebrated around the world.

Mark your calendars: celebrate Holi with Plano Public Library on Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 2-4 pm at Haggard Library! All ages will learn about the Holi festival and South Asian culture through a variety of activities for all ages.

This video shows images and videos from our Holi events from 2017-2020.

Learn More About Holi

Baby’s First Holi by Dorling Kindersley Ltd. Print
This classic first picture book for babies and toddlers has simple language and engaging, real-life photos that bring the joy and traditions of Holi to life.

Holi Hai by Chitra Soundar Print
Gauri is excited to splash colors on everyone for Holi. But when she doesn’t get her favorite color, Gauri gets mad. Will she find a way to overcome her anger and join in the festivities?

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals by Christopher Corr Print
With fact-filled text accompanied by beautifully bright illustrations from the wonderfully talented Chris Corr, prepare yourself for a journey as we travel around the world celebrating and uncovering a visual feast of culture.

Holi Colors by Rina Singh Print
A mother expresses the beauty of Holi and the many colors that come with it to her child.

Festival of Colors by Kabir Sehgal Print
Siblings Chintoo and Mintoo collect flowers and press the petals into a fine powder as they prepare for Holi, the Indian springtime Festival of Colors.

Hindu Festivals Cookbook by Kerena Marchant Print
Students will discover the diverse backgrounds of serving these special foods during the holiday season. Step-by-step instructions, along with corresponding full-color photographs, provide the reader with complete directions for the successful completion of the recipe.

Browse databases like Credo Reference and EBSCO for “Holi”, “Holi festival”, “Vishnu”, “Radha” and “Hola Mohalla” to learn more about the different topics Kanan and Hema discussed.

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