Civic Spotlight: The History of San Francisco's Chinatown

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Indian Trails Public Library District - Main
Lake Room

Event Details

Educator Yvonne Wolf gives a brief history of San Francisco Chinatown starting with how Chinese immigrants were compelled to leave China in mid-1800s, how they skirted around the Chinese Exclusion Act after 1882 and what they contributed to the greater American cultural history. Registration required.

In its seventh year, One Book, One Community (OBOC) is a partnership among Cook Memorial Public Library, Indian Trails Public Library and Vernon Area Public Library to bring a community read to our residents. OBOC sparks conversations around the themes of the chosen book.

Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): 19 and Older
Presenter: Yvonne Wolf
Adult Services
(847) 459-4100 ext. 312

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