Join us for a documentary on a young woman’s journey from Hong Kong to San Francisco then back to China. Melody’s ancestral homeland is a village with a unique history spanning three shores, whose people paid in tears and blood to provide a better life for their families.
Screening will be followed by discussion with Dr. Gay Yuen and film director Can To.
We will make the Japanese grilled rice balls without fillings. Please let library staff know of any concerns of food allergies. Space is limited, pre-registration is recommended. For teens, ages 10 and older. For information, please contact Jewel at Chinatown Branch Library, Tel: 415-355-2888.
This course will prepare students to take the 2019-20 SAT exams by building confidence, increasing standardized test fluency and setting effective test-taking goals. The SAT workshop is a ten hour course and generally takes place over four weeks.
Girls Who Code Saturdays, Oct. 5, 19 2 - 4 pm Girls will learn to code alone with other beginners in an open and accepting environment. For girls only, ages 8 to 18 years old.
*Teen Gaming with Nintendo Switch Fri. Oct. 18, 3:30 - 5:30 pm Let's play popular video games on the big TV screen at Chinatown Meeting Room. For teens & tweens, ages 8 to 18 years old. For information, please contact Jewel at 415-355-2888.
*Day of the Dead Skeleton Wed. Oct. 30, 3:30 - 5 pm “Day of the Dead” is a celebration of life and death. Let’s make a Day of the Dead skeleton by paper. Materials provided. For teens & tweens, ages 9 and older. For information, please contact Jewel at (415) 355-2888.
Intermediate Computer Skills (in Chinese) Thu. Oct. 10, 2 - 4 pm For patrons 50 years or older. Mouse and keyboard skills are required. Limited to 12 participants. For registration, please call 415-355-2888. Instruction in Chinese.
Adult Craft Afternoon: Button Tree Art Fri. Oct. 11, 1:30 - 3 pm Join us to make button tree art, a fun activity for adults and children alike (but please note: children 12 and younger must be accompanied and may require assistance). Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Sign-up is required and begins on September 6: please call 415-355-2888 or visit the information desk.
Computer Help for Adults/Seniors Sat. Oct. 12, 2 - 3:30 pm Trouble with technology? Get help from a teen computer corps volunteer. Space is limited, please sign up at the 2nd floor reference desk. Consulting time to be limited depends on the number of attendees.
Afternoon Tea for Seniors Wed. Oct. 16, 3 - 3:45 pm There will be music, board games, chess, origami, watercolor painting, bingo, and newspapers. You can relax with a cup of hot tea or join in the fun. (Feel free to bring your own tea cup.) Registration required.
Fri. Oct. 18, 3 - 4 pm Free services for older adults 60+ and adults with disabilities: information and referrals, benefits, housing resources, utilities discounts, translation services. Assistance available in English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and Taishanese). For signup, please call 415-355-2888 or visit the branch.
SFPL Chinese eBook Help Thu. Oct. 24, 2 - 4 pm Learn more about our Chinese eBook resources, especially UDN and KONO platforms. Instruction in Chinese.
Medicare Options and Calfresh with South Bay Health Fri. Oct. 25, 2 - 4 pm Medicare can be confusing. South Bay Health can help you understand your options and where you can benefit at zero cost. They can also help you apply for Calfresh. Assistance is available in Cantonese.
WeChat Basics (in Chinese) Thu. Oct. 31, 2 - 4 pmLearn the basics of WeChat and stay connected with your family and friends. Instruction in Chinese. Please call 415-355-2888 or visit the branch to register.
Chinatown / Him Mark Lai 1135 Powell St. San Francisco, California 94108 (415) 355-2888 sfpl.org