Location Crowell Public Library
1890 Huntington Drive
San Marino, Ca
Events at Crowell Public Library
Author Debbie Yamada discusses “Echoes of Gold Mountain,” the story of two children visiting their grandparents’ old store in Northern California, where they discover letters dating back to the 1850s in a secret room, a story highlighting the lives of Chinese immigrants who came to the area during the Gold Rush, starting at 2 p.m.
In a celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the library’s Meet the Authors series features Naomi Hirahura, author of “Grave on Grand Avenue,” Steph Cha, author of “Beware, Beware” and George Fong, author of “Fragmented” discussing their books at 7 p.m.
Sen. Carol Liu and the California State Contractor’s Licensing Board host the Senior Scam Stopper workshop with a variety of speakers offers ways to avoid scams relating to construction, medical care and automotive repair from 10 a.m. to noon. Call Liu’s office at (818) 409-0400 for information.
George M. Taber discusses his book “Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe’s Bullion,” exploring the theft of gold that helped finance Germany’s war efforts during World War II and how U.S. troops found the loot in April of 1945 in a salt mine in central Germany. The event starts at 7 p.m.