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Saturday, September 23

Saturday Music Jam | SF Main Library
Saturday, September 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Saturday Music Jam | SF Main Library

Calling all musicians and singers. Bring your instrument and get ready to jam along with others. This informal acoustic gathering welcomes all levels and abilities.

Sunday, September 24

The Best of Arab Short Film Screening | SF
Sunday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
The Best of Arab Short Film Screening | SF

AFMI Presents: The Best of Arab Shorts, a multifaceted program that includes narrative, documentary and animated short films. This event will feature a collection of outstanding short films from the Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI) showcasing emergent voices and diverse approaches in cinematic storytelling …

Arab Film & Media Institute: The Best of Arab Shots | SF Main Library
Sunday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Arab Film & Media Institute: The Best of Arab Shots | SF Main Library

Arab Shorts is a multifaced program that includes narrative, documentary and animated short films. This event will feature a collection of outstanding short films from the Arab Film and Media Institute (AFMI) showcasing emergent voices and diverse approaches in cinematic storytelling by contemporary Arab filmmakers …

Poetry in Flight | SF Main Library
Sunday, September 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Poetry in Flight | SF Main Library

Come hear poets read their works from Poetry in Flight/Poesia en vuelo, a new book edited by the late Francisco X. Alarcon, Eva Martinez, Nina Serrano and Harold Terezon featuring 69 contemporary poems in Spanish, English and Spanglish by 56 fiery poets speaking with a …

Monday, September 25

San Francisco Latino American Film Festival | SF
Monday, September 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
San Francisco Latino American Film Festival | SF

The San Francisco Public Library has partnered with Cine+Mas and the San Francisco Latino Film Festival to present a special series examining the women of the golden era who made significant contributions to the silver screen. Join in at the Koret Auditorium for one-day series featuring …

Tuesday, September 26

21st Annual Effie Lee Morris Lecture with Gary Soto | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
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21st Annual Effie Lee Morris Lecture with Gary Soto | SF Main Library

Join Bay Area author Gary Soto, special guest lecturer for the San Francisco Public Library Main Children’s Center’s 21st Anniversary Effie Lee Morris Lecture on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 6 pm. Mr. Soto’s lecture is entitled “Too Much of a Good Thing: The Many …

SOLVE: Sharing Our Lives, Voices, & Experiences | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SOLVE: Sharing Our Lives, Voices, & Experiences | SF Main Library

Join them to hear members of their community share their personal stories of hope and recovery while addressing misconceptions and harmful beliefs about people living with mental health challenges.
Presented by the Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) in association with Access Services of the …

Wednesday, September 27

“From the Ashes” Free Film Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, September 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Come join the San Francisco chapter of Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL) for a free film screening of “From The Ashes”: National Geographic’s latest film which goes beyond the rhetoric on “The War on Coal” to present compelling stories about what’s at stake for our economy, …

Ladies’ Knight: Women’s Chess Club | SF Main Library
Wednesday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Ladies' Knight: Women's Chess Club | SF Main Library

Chess has traditionally been a male dominated game. Nationally ranked chess player Lauren Goodkind will teach women of all levels in a supportive, fun environment. Join them on the fourth Wednesday of every month for instruction and free play.

Meatless: Transform the Way You Eat & Live | SF Main Library
Wednesday, September 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Meatless: Transform the Way You Eat & Live | SF Main Library

Kristie Middleton, Senior Food Policy Director for the Humane Society of the United States, will speak about her new book, Meatless: Transform the Way You Eat and Live–One Meal at a Time.
Meatless has inspirational stories about people who have lost weight, become healthier, helped animals and reduced their …

Thursday, September 28

“Hippie Food” Book Talk | SF Main Library
Thursday, September 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Published by William Morrow, Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat, is a narrative history—an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan—that traces the colorful origins of once unconventional foods and the diverse fringe movements, charismatic gurus, and counterculture …

Saturday, September 30

“The Other Barrio” Film Screening | SF Main Library
Saturday, September 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

The Other Barrio follows housing inspector Roberto Morales (Richard Montoya) as he investigates the suspicious circumstances of a deadly residential hotel fire in San Francisco’s rapidly gentrifying Mission District and finds himself face-to-face with murder in the streets, corruption at City Hall and the mysterious …

Wednesday, October 25

Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
Wednesday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
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Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...


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