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Sunday, April 20

2014 SF Library Spring Book Sale: $1 Day | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2014 SF Library Spring Book Sale: $1 Day | Fort Mason

Held at Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion, the San Francisco Public Library’s Spring Book Sale will feature over 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl and other forms of media in over 70 categories. SFPL 2014 Spring Book Sale April 16-20, 2014 | 10 ...

Monday, April 21

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, April 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| 998 Valencia
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, editors are chosen at random from the audience before each show, and those editors decide which ...

Tuesday, April 22

Paradise Magazine Launch & Meow Mix Variety Show | SF
Tuesday, April 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| The Stud Bar
Paradise Magazine Launch & Meow Mix Variety Show | SF

Paradise Magazine, “the most maximalist publication to hit the newsstands in ages” is throwing a launch party at The Stud in San Francisco.
Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Please note this event takes place on Tuesday, April 22nd, not on April 14th as was previously listed.
In …

Wednesday, April 30

NPR’s “Best Book of the Year” Bookstore Author Talk | SF Main Library
Wednesday, April 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
NPR's

Join up for an author talk from Robin Sloan, whose book is a winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, and named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San …

Tuesday, May 6

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Saturday, May 10

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 10 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Monday, May 19

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, May 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| 998 Valencia
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, editors are chosen at random from the audience before each show, and those editors decide which ...

Saturday, June 14

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, June 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, June 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Monday, June 16

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, June 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| 998 Valencia
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, editors are chosen at random from the audience before each show, and those editors decide which ...

Tuesday, July 8

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, July 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Saturday, July 12

Beast Crawl 2014: Huge East Bay Literature Pub Crawl | Oakland
Saturday, July 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Beer Garden
Beast Crawl 2014: Huge East Bay Literature Pub Crawl | Oakland

Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its annual free literary festival featuring more than 140 writers in a single night, spread out over three hours on July 12, 2014.
Local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts will host dozens of events, including The Uptown, Telegraph Beer …

Tuesday, August 12

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Tuesday, September 9

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Tuesday, October 7

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Tuesday, November 4

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, November 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Tuesday, December 9

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...