May 22, 2018 –
The Menlo Park Library will present a performance by master storyteller, author, historian and musician Charlie Chin, bringing history to life as "Uncle Toisan." The powerful Chautauqua-style performance features a Chinese-American immigrant’s unique life in the United States. Highlighting the Chinese Exclusion Act, detention at Angel Island, World War II, the post-civil rights era, and the emergence of Asian-American consciousness, The event is free, thanks to the Friends of the Menlo park Library, and will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 800 Alma Street. For more information, visit menlopark.org/storytelling.