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Concord Free Public Library
Korean Family Month Celebration

In celebration of Korean Family Month, the month of May, the Concord Free Public Library partners with KCSB and organize a few activities.


May 4 - May 30

A month-long exhibition of Korean Calligraphy scrolls and books

by Seong Ryul Jung and a few others.

Satuday, May 4

2:00-3:00 pm: Opening Reception, Art Gallery

3:00-4:00 pm: Korean alphabet workshop and live calligraphy demo by Seong Ryul Jung

Satuday, May 18

10:00-12:00: Children's program (brush painting [Minhee Kim], paper folding [Aeryun Burt], names in Korean [Yoonkyung An])

12:15-1:00 pm: Dalcroze Eurhythmics (Age 6+, Limited to 10, registration required) [Sora Lee of Concord Conservatory]

Satuday, May 25

3:00 – 4:00 PM: Samulnori Concert by the Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago.

Samulnori ("samul" for "four things" and "nori" for "to play") is a percussion quartet consisting of barrel drum (Buk), hourglass-shaped drum (Janggu), gong (Jing), and small gong (Kkwaenggwari). Traditionally performed outdoors in village events and festivals, it recently took an indoor concertized form.

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