Global Citizens: One World, Many Stories
Summer Library Program for Adults
Discover the diverse cultures and traditions that represent the library community with this year's theme, "Global Citizens: One World, Many Stories," designed to get adults involved with weekly activities on family history and multiculturalism. Learn about free art workshops, how to read for prizes, and much more. The program continues through August 27. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.
Herstory Exhibit and Reception
Discover the stories of Chinese-American women's history told through "Herstory," an exhibit of legal cases fought in the Supreme Court of the U.S. and the supreme courts of its states. The exhibit is a fascinating look at the ordinary people who fought for their rights, and in doing so, helped to shape a new world for Chinese Americans in the U.S. " Herstory," from the personal collection of Dr. Chang C. Chen, features rare photographs and case descriptions of efforts by Chinese-American women to gain legal standing in the U.S. Visit the exhibit in the front lobby and in the International Collections Room from September 1-30. The public is invited to a reception on Sunday, September 10 at 2 pm in the Friends Room where they can meet Dr. Chang C. Chen and hear how she documented this written legal history of Chinese Americans. For more information, call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.
Free Legal Assistance Clinics
Tuesday, September 12, Friends Room 6-8 pm
Volunteer attorneys will be on hand to answer legal questions at free legal assistance clinics sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA). Volunteer attorneys will answer questions about immigration, criminal law, civil matters, estate planning, government benefits, labor and employment. For more information and to register for the free legal assistance clinics call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.
College Admissions and Personal Insight Questions Workshop
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance Youth Council will present a College Admissions and Personal Insight Questions Workshop on Sunday, September 17 at 2 pm in the Friends Room. Guest speaker, UC Admissions expert Wei-Li-Sun will present an introduction to the personal insight questions and a step-by-step process to answering the eight personal insight questions. The workshop will help parents as well as students who have questions about the UC application process and /or essay questions. For more information about the free workshop, please call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.
STEM Careers Workshop
Learn about STEM careers from a panel of professionals on Sunday, September 24 at 2 pm in the Friends Room. Meet panelists in professions that include: Geographic information systems, computer science, engineering, astronomy, and medicine. Panelists will discuss their education path to their current position, advantages and disadvantages of their profession, what changes they predict will happen in their field, and provide advice to students who aspire to major in the corresponding field. The program is sponsored by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Youth Council. For more information about the free workshop, please call the Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368.