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, August 4
Join us for a lively discussion of our chosen book, the first Sunday of each month. This August, we will be reading My Education by Susan Choi. All are welcome!
Tuesday, August 6
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, August 7
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.
Movie Night: Dark Passage
Tuesday, August 13
In this classic film, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, a man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison to find the real killer.
Upcycle at the Library
Wednesday, August 14
Whether we're bicycling or upcycling, we can all be part of greener living. Join us in upcycling some of our withdrawn materials into bookmarks, wall hangings, coasters, and other tchotchkes. Bring a bit of the library home to stay!
Mysterious Book Club
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 August selection is Murder in the Marais by Cara Black.
Tuesday, August 20
What is Hypnotherapy and how does it work? Clinical Hypnotherapist Gary Schwantes, MFA, CCH, CHt answers these questions and more in this interactive presentation. Participants will enjoy a fascinating, relaxing experience and learn some powerful techniques that can be used to achieve goals, improve performance and resolve personal issues. https://www.risingstarforchange.com
Cannabis for Health Wednesday, August 21
Sara Payan, Public Education Officer at the Apothecarium, writer, industry consultant, patient advocate and stage-three colon cancer survivor will discuss cannabis and health care. Sara has presented at Patients Out of Time, Women Grow and The Women’s Visionary Congress, and was the vice-chair of the San Francisco Cannabis State Legalization Task Force. Her work has been highlighted in Dope Magazine, Cannabis Now, and Ladybud.
Property Tax 101 Tuesday, August 27
Join Carmen Chu from the SF Assessor's Office for this free workshop on Property Tax 101 for Families and Seniors. Learn how your property taxes are calculated and find out about tax savings you may be eligible for.
Author Night: Erasmo Guerra
Wednesday, August 28
Join us for a reading by author Erasmo Guerra. He's author of the novel "Between Dances," which won the Lambda Literary Award; and he's a founding member of the Macondo Writers' Workshop, a community of writers headed by poet and novelist Sandra Cisneros who believe that telling stories from and about underserved communities advances nonviolent social change. Erasmo will be reading from his book Haven’t I Seen You Somewhere Before?.
Books, rhymes, music, movement, and more for toddlers, 16 months through age 2 and their caregivers.
Baby Rhyme & Playtime
Rollicking rhymes, songs, and books for infants to 15 months and their caregivers.
Tree Frog Treks Thursday, August 1
12:00-1:00pm Naturalists will introduce a variety of amphibians and reptiles from tiny Pacific Tree Frogs to 14-foot long Burmese Pythons. Learn about their natural habitats and role in the ecosystem. For ages 5 and up.
Marble Machines Tuesday, August 6
2:30-4:00pm Roll a marble down a contraption of your own design, built with everyday materials and your imagination.
Puppy Dog Tales
with Herbee Wednesdays, August 14 & 28
4:15-5:15pm Your child will love reading to this calm canine, Herbee, and learning specialist, Sue. For ages 4-7 but older welcome.
Insect Discovery Lab
Thursday, August 15
Learn about and handle fantastic millipedes, walking sticks, whip scorpions and more!
Advance sign-ups required.
Call (415)355-5616 or visit Eureka Valley to sign up.
Eureka Valley Library Book Club
One library - two book clubs
Eureka Valley Branch Book Club - We read a wide range of general and LGBT fiction. Meetings every first Sunday of the month.
A Mysterious Book Club - If you enjoy good whodunit, stop by on the third Sunday of the month to discuss our latest mystery pick.
Warned about the controversial and womanizing activities of Professor Nicholas Brodeur before her arrival at his prestigious university, graduate student Regina Gottlieb is nevertheless captured by his charisma and good looks before falling prey to his volatile wife in ways that resonate throughout subsequent years. By the Pulitzer Prize finalist author of American Woman.
Eureka Valley Branch Book Club Sunday, August 4 3:30-4:30pm