Join us for a session of Yang style, long form Tai Chi on our patio. Learn from experienced practitioners.
Tuesday, October 1
Add some fun to your week with an evening of board games. A selection of games will be provided: chess, Checkers, Scrabble, dominoes and more. Whether you are a beginner or a master player, come enjoy some friendly competition.
Book a Librarian
Wednesday, October 2
Could you use some professional help?
Applying to college?
Polishing your résumé?
Getting comfortable with computers?
Reading books on your smartphone?
Streaming movies through Kanopy?
Sign up or drop in for a half hour of a librarian's undivided attention and assistance.
Tuesday, October 8
Join us for movie night the second Tuesday of the month. This month's selection is the film noir The Lineup.A San Francisco gangster retrieves heroin packages from unsuspecting travelers.
Saturday, October 12
Have fun moving to the beat on our outdoor patio. Zumba Gold is a great exercise class for mature adults and anyone who enjoys music and movement.
Space limited to 15. Sign up at the Eureka Valley front desk or call (415)355-5616.
Eureka Valley Branch Book Club Sunday, October 13
Read and discuss with us! Our October book is We the Animals by Justin Torres. All are welcome!
Please note: This month we will meet on the second Sunday. Normally, we meet the first Sunday of each month.
A Mysterious Book Club Sunday, October 20
3:30-4:30pm Are you mystery-minded? Stop by the Eureka Valley Branch library the third Sunday of the month and spend an hour hashing out the details of this month's mystery, Ripper by Isabel Allende.
Cooking Together with Shanta
Tuesday, October 15
Author Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff will read from her latest book Cooking Together and discuss the importance of sharing food to build community. She will also demonstrate how to make pesto and salsa from local, organic and seasonal ingredients. The evening will conclude with food sampling and a book signing.
Rueda Con Ritmo
Saturday, October 19
Since its origins in the 1950s in Havana, Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino) has spread throughout Cuba and around the world, including a vibrant dance community in the SF Bay Area.
This beginner hour-long class teaches the fundamentals, finishing with a group dance in a Rueda (circle). No partner or special attire required.
Ancestral Medicine and Apothecary Tuesday, October 22
Batul True Heart will lead a discussion in reclaiming ancestral medicine, Curanderismo and cultural responsibility. Batul is a queer, two-spirit, indigenous, mestizx (Yaqui/Panamanian/Spanish) Curanderismo practitioner with an emphasis on moving stuck emotional winds or "aires." Batul is also an educator, speaker and writer on the topics of ancestral reclamation and remembrance and cultural responsibility. Batul's life's work is to usher and support people in general, and indigenous and queer folks in particular, to return to their ancestral roots, remembering who they truly are.
Wednesday, October 23
Drop into the Eureka Valley Branch to learn how to download electronic editions of library books onto your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device.
Tea and Relax
Tuesday, October 29
Relax with a cup of tea by our fireplace. We will provide jigsaw puzzles, coloring pages, and other relaxing activities.
Sign up at the Eureka Valley front desk.
Vincent Price Listening Party
Wednesday, October 30
Get into the Halloween spirit: join us for a listening party featuring Vincent Price reading Tales of Witches, Ghosts, and Goblins on vinyl - costumes welcome!
Follows the intense family life of three brothers living in the shadow of their parents' passionate love, and their own profound sense of family unity and belonging.
Eureka Valley Branch Book Club Sunday, October 13 3:30-4:30pm
Please note: For this month only, we will be meeting on the second Sunday of the month, October 13. Our regular meetings are normally on the first Sundays of the month. We will return to our regular schedule in November.
A fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world.
A Mysterious Book Club Sunday, October 20 3:30-4:30pm
San Francisco Public Library News
Did you know SFPL went Fine Free on September 16?
On September 16, 2019, the Library cleared all outstanding overdue fines from all patron records. No exceptions, no questions. You are fabulously fine free!
While the Library eliminated overdue fines,users are still responsible forfees associated with the replacement of lost or damaged books and other materials they check out.
For more information about fines and other charges:
Viva - Latino Hispanic Heritage Month ¡VIVA! at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino Hispanic heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from performances to film screenings, crafts to food tastings.
For a complete listing of Viva Programs: Viva 2019