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An Evening With Author Francisco Jiménez

Join us in welcoming author Francisco Jiménez as he reads from his new book Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University. Thursday, May 28 7 – 9 pm Rinconada Library, Embarcadero Room 1213 Newell Rd. Please Click Here to RSVP”   Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the MidPen Media Center‘s Made Into America project. “Taking Hold….” summary ... Read More »

Yoriko Kishimoto

My father was an adventurous scientist and my mother was a modern mother in Japan. They brought our young family over to United States when I was a toddler in 1957 and then back again as a first grader in 1961. By age six, I had crossed the big Pacific Ocean by ship three times! I started elementary school here ... Read More »