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    Odd Mondays Central America, child seperation, immigration

    We have all seen the horrific recent images of children separated from parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and heard stories of people from Central American countries seeking asylum in the U.S. because of dangerous conditions back home. But what are those conditions and why have so many asylum...
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    LARGEST BOOK SALE ON THE WEST COAST GETS A HALLOWEEN TWIST! Over 500,000 books, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl available from $2 - $4. THE 54TH ANNUAL BIG BOOK SALE OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 4, 2018 Fort Mason, Festival Pavilion Media Contact: Michael-Vincent D’Anella-Mercanti (415) 477-5230...
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    Free Financial Planning Day at the Library

    The San Francisco Public Library, in partnership with the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco and the San Francisco Treasurer's Office, are pleased to announce the 9th annual San Francisco Financial Planning Day on October 27, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. At this event, Bay Area...
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    Odd Mondays Folio books and Odd Mondays present

    What survives of history, personal and world, as new history unfolds? How does history remain with us in the present? We will explore this at Odd Mondays' "Surviving the Holocaust" with sociologist R. Ruth Linden and novelists Barbara Ridley and Hilary Zaid Monday, October 15, 7pm at Folio Books...
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    Odd Mondays Odd Mondays at Folio Books presents .....

    Take an hour mini-vacation Monday night at "Exotic Locales." Kirstin Chen, Rebecca Winterer, and Genanne Walsh, Author will be reading at Odd Mondays from their novels Bury What We Cannot Take, The Singing Ship, and Twister. See you in Maoist China, Hong Kong, Queensland Australia, and the...
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    Odd Mondays Odd Mondays at Folio Books presents .....

    In 2 weeks, Kirstin Chen, Genanne Walsh, and Rebecca Winterer will read from their novels at Odd Monday's "Exotic Locales: China, Australia, & the American Midwest." Save the date: Monday, October 1, 7pm at Folio Books, 3957 24th St. in Noe Valley. Here's some information about the 3 authors...
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    San Francisco’s Garden District Opens Its Doors Sept. 29 for 12th Annual Portola Garden Tour

    Neighborhood grown hops featured at community after-party Once home to flower-growing enterprises and farms, The Portola is known as San Francisco’s Garden District. The garden tour is a self-guided walk through private and public gardens in the sunny Portola neighborhood in San Francisco’s...
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    Leila's Quest for Flight

    20 SEPTEMBER, THURSDAY - 3:30-4:30 PM Leila's Quest for Flight - Presented by Golden Thread Fairytale Players When the optometrist shatters little Leila's dreams of becoming a pilot, a menagerie of mythic birds gathers to help her accomplish her goal. Drawn from beloved Palestinian folktales...
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    Come celebrate SWANA at the library with a performance of Leila's Quest for Flight and a hummus tasting. Click here for the full program guide of events at all of our locations. Hunt for the Best Hummus Thursday, September 6, 2018 Noe Valley
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    All branches closed for labor day
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    Toddler Tales

    Toddler Tales Books, rhymes, music, movement, and more for toddlers, 16 months through age 2 and their caregivers.
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    ¡VIVA! Celebrating Latin Hispanic Heritage

    Concerts, Dance, Crafts, Food & Films at the San Francisco Public Library San Francisco, CA -- Join the fiesta at the San Francisco Public Library this fall with ¡VIVA!, a citywide celebration of Latino Hispanic cultures with more than 80 music, food, film, dance, crafts and author talks...
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    Odd Monday series August 27

    Yes, sadly, it’s true. Judith Levy-Sender and Ramon Sender are retiring as organizers of the Odd Mondays community reading series. Judy and Ramon founded Odd Mondays in 2001 and successfully organized readings for 17 years. But, never fear! Odd Mondays will continue under the stewardship of Rick...
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    computer history Computer History Museum

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    Branch Libraries

    Anza Branch, Bayview Branch, Bernal Heights Branch, Bookmobile,
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    One City One Book

    Announcing: One City One Book 2018 We are excited to announce that the 14th Annual One City One Book selection is The Best We Could Do, a graphic novel by Thi Bui. In what Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls "a book to break your heart and heal it," The Best We Could Do...
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    Lending laptops and MiFi devices

    Lending Laptops and MiFi Devices The Library’s efforts to help you stay connected just got a big boost. Following on the heels of a successful laptop and mobile wireless hotspot lending pilot program, Tech’d Out, we've expanded our offerings to include more devices and more borrowing...
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    sfpl Rangers, Rockets and More

    Rangers, Rockers & More Summer Stride is in full effect at the Library. Pop into any SFPL library this summer, including the new Public Knowledge Library at SFMOMA, and experience the wonder of meeting a national park service ranger in person. Speak up and sing out for racial justice at a free...
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    sfpl Congrats to the #1 library in the US

    San Francisco Public Library has been chosen as Library of the Year - the most prestigious library award in the country - for profoundly demonstrating service to the community, for creativity and innovation in developing specific community programs and for leadership that is emulated by other...
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    sfpl Readings and Lectures at the main library

    Join San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck and others for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Main Library. Join us! 2018 Reading Schedule June 28, Koret Auditorium, 6 p.m. A Review of the...