Roopa's stories will ignite your imagination!
Join us at the library, as Storyteller Roopa Mohan spins engaging folktales from across Asia! Hear about clever animals and other courageous characters, in stories originating from India, Japan, China, and the Philippines.
About Roopa Mohan:
Roopa Mohan trained as a volunteer storyteller and docent for school groups at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, where she tells folktales around objects in the museum’s extensive collection. Roopa has expanded her repertoire, and now enjoys sharing personal narratives, tall tales, portrayals, myths and legends she heard growing up in South India. She enjoys engaging her audience and enhancing her stories with Indian dance gestures and movement.
Roopa serves on the Board of the Storytelling Association of California, and is leading a project to bring storytelling to underserved schools.
She is an active member of Asian American Storytellers in Action, contributing to their ongoing project for children and families, celebrating cultural diversity and equality.
Roopa is also a Chautauqua Scholar, who recently debuted her historical character, Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mahatma Gandhi.
This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.
Event held at 11:00 a.m. PDT at Belle Haven Branch Library, 413 Ivy Drive, Menlo Park, California.