Join us on the patio for a session of Tai Chi (Yang style, long form). Learn Tai Chi from experienced practitioners.
Eureka Valley Branch Book club
Sunday, September 1
Read and discuss with us, the first Sunday of each month. Our September's book is The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff.
Tuesday, September 3
Add some fun to your week with an evening of board games such as Chess, Checkers, Dominoes and Scrabble. Whether you are a beginner or a master player, come enjoy some friendly competition.
Book a Librarian
Wednesday, September 4
Could you use some professional help?
Applying to college?
Polishing your résumé?
Getting more comfortable with computers?
Reading books on your smartphone?
Streaming movies through Kanopy?
Sign up or drop in for half an hour of a librarian's undivided attention.
So I Married an Axe Murderer
Tuesday, September 10
Enjoy a night at the movies! This month's film is the story of a romance between a San Francisco poet and a lovely butcher, who might be more than what she seems.
A Mysterious Book Club Sunday, September 15
Are you mystery-minded? Do you enjoy a good whodunit? Stop by the third Sunday of the month and spend an hour hashing out the details of this month's mystery. Our September book is Mr. Kill by Martin Limon.
Top Ten Scams Against Consumers
Better Business Bureau
Tuesday, September 17
Do you know what the most common scams are right now? The Better Business Bureau will discuss the top ten scams in your area. We break down what the scam involves, what demographics are targeted, and the average monetary loss. We also discuss red flags you should be aware of and tips on how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
Richie Unterberger Presents
1960s Folk Rock
Wednesday, September 18
Rock historian Richie Unterberger presents a night of vintage folk-rock film clips from the 1960s. This is a visual complement to his book on the history of 1960s folk-rock, Jingle Jangle Morning. Included will be footage of the Byrds, Bob Dylan, Donovan, Simon & Garfunkel, Love, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, the Lovin' Spoonful, and others.
Job and Re-entry Resources at the Library
Tuesday, September 24
Join us for an informal presentation about what the San Francisco Public Library has to offer for finding employment, creating your resume, and career coaching. Learn about what classes and workshops are available for job seeking, getting hired and improving your technology skills. Learn how to use the SFPL website to your advantage.
Queer Latinx History of the Mission 16th St. Corridor
Wednesday, September 25
The 16th Street Corridor in the Mission was long the heart and soul of San Francisco's Queer Latin community. Jesus "Chucha" Barragan will share some of the history and stories of life on 16th street.
Jesus moved to the Mission in December 1975, helped start the Gay Latino alliance, and has been a part of the gay Latino community of San Francisco since then. Two members of the alliance, Richard Alvarez and Tony Lopez, founded Esta Noche, San Francisco’s first gay Latino bar which opened on 16th Street in 1979.
Join us for a conversation with Jesus about life on the corridor and his thoughts on the future.
A novel set in Copenhagen, Paris, and Dresden in the 1920s introduces a man who discovers he is a woman, and the woman who will do anything for him, in a tale of love and marriage in the midst of fundamental crisis.
While investigating the rape of a Korean woman by an American soldier, sergeants George Sueno and Ernie Bascom encounter anti-Americanism among civilian Koreans and a dangerous Korean investigator known as Mr. Kill.
Sunday, September 15 3:30-4:30pm
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library
It's time for THE BIG BOOK SALE! Buy books - support the library