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Thursday, June 24

Urban Magick Book Relaunch Party (SF)
Thursday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Meet and Greet Free, Tickets Sliding Scale
| Wicked Grounds
Urban Magick Book Relaunch Party (SF)
San Francisco Author Diana Rajchels gets to celebrate re-opening with a rebirth – relaunching her book Urban Magick: a Guide for the City Witch (the one situation where Mercury Retrograde can work). Thursday, June 24, 2021, 6 -630 pm meet and greet 7 -9 pm class, sliding ...

Friday, June 25

“Game We Could Play” Book Talk w/ Jenny Bitner
Friday, June 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Game We Could Play" Book Talk w/ Jenny Bitner
Join us on Friday, June 25 at 6pm PT when Jenny Bitner discusses her book, Here is a Game We Could Play, on Zoom! Broadcast live from Green Apple Books Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84868544257 Praise for Here is a Game We ...

Saturday, June 26

Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us
Saturday, June 26 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us
Join us on Saturday, June 26 at 12pm PT when Heino Falcke is joined by Kate Greene to discuss his book, Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us, on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87957350367 About Light in ...

Sunday, June 27

The San Francisco Book Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, June 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event is completely free! Participants can keep all of the books that they find!
| All Over San Francisco
The San Francisco Book Scavenger Hunt
We’re excited to be starting The S.F. Book Scavenger Hunt! We started The LA Book Scavenger Hunt 6 months ago and are looking forward to hiding books throughout North Beach, Nob Hill, The Lower Haight, and many other neighborhoods We will post images of the books ...

Tuesday, June 29

LGBTQIAP+ Author Event “Written with Pride”
Tuesday, June 29 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| YouTube
LGBTQIAP+ Author Event "Written with Pride"
Join Wattpad for an intimate discussion with indie authors Idris Grey, Sondi Warner, and Philline Harms about LGBTQIAP+ literature.In honor of Pride month, Wattpad is hosting an intimate virtual conversation with indie authors Idris Grey (@IdrisGrey / Girls Chase Girls), Sondi Warner (@lesserknown1 / Lead ...
“Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch” Book Talk
Tuesday, June 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch" Book Talk
Join us on Tuesday, June 29th at 6pm PT when Rivka Galchen is joined by Paul La Farge to discuss her latest novel, Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch, on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992045770 Praise for Rivka Galchen “Skillful, ...

Wednesday, June 30

Book Launch: “The Bay Area in Color” w/ 130 BIPOC writers
Wednesday, June 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with donation requested
| https://sfpl.org/events/2021/06/30/write-now-writers-color-essential-truths-book-launch
Book Launch: "The Bay Area in Color" w/ 130 BIPOC writers
Book Launch: Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color Write Now SF Bay’s fourth anthology features 130 BIPOC writers and artists responding to our times with prose, poetry, and visual art. As our lives were upended again and again, what essential truths emerged for Bay Area ...

Thursday, July 22

Views from An Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body
Thursday, July 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Suggested Donation $10
| Online
Views from An Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body
Thirty years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, awareness of disability rights, advocacy, and visibility has increased, yet there is still a long way to go toward equality and understanding. Examining the complexities of disability issues with wisdom, humor, and honesty, author ...

Wednesday, August 4

Virtual Talk “Healing Personal and Collective Grief”
Wednesday, August 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*Suggested Donation $10
| Online
Virtual Talk "Healing Personal and Collective Grief"
In unsettling and uncertain times, the individual and collective heartbreak that lives in both our bodies and our communities can feel insurmountable. Many of us have been conditioned by the dominant culture to not name, focus on, or wade through the difficulties in our lives. ...

Tuesday, August 10

Meet Deborah Madison “Queen of Greens”
Tuesday, August 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; please RSVP at https://smcl.org/queenofgreens to receive your Zoom link
| San Mateo County Libraries Zoom
Meet Deborah Madison "Queen of Greens"
Join us as Deborah Madison discusses her memoir An Onion in My Pocket: My Life With Vegetables, following her life journey along with the story of the vegetarian movement. Deborah Madison’s beloved cookbooks changed “vegetarian” from a negative word into a mainstream way of eating. “An ...

Tuesday, September 7

Meet Taiwanese-American Poet K-Ming Chang (San Mateo)
Tuesday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; please RSVP at https://smcl.org/bestiary to receive your Zoom invitation
| San Mateo County Libraries Zoom
Meet Taiwanese-American Poet K-Ming Chang (San Mateo)
K-Ming Chang is a Kundiman Fellow and Lambda Literary Award finalist. Her poems have been published in Bettering American Poetry Vol. 3 and the2019 Pushcart Prize Anthology, among others. Bestiary is K-Ming Chang’s first novel: a spellbinding and visceral tale of three generations of Taiwanese ...