Lisa Fagundes, Librarian
The 56th Annual Potrero Hill Art Exhibit: until July 31st
Summer Reading: For all ages. Sign up to win prizes for reading!
Programs for Adults
Reference Drop-In – One-on-One Help at the Computer: Do you have questions on how to use computers and the internet, how to download eBooks to your device, or how to use the library's databases? Have a reference question that requires more time to answer? A librarian will help answer your toughest conundrums. Wednesdays, June 4, 11, 28, and 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Movie Night: The Cup (Phorpa, 1999) – While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, the atmosphere of serene contemplation at a Tibetan monastery is disrupted by soccer fever. Prevented from seeing the Cup finals on television in a nearby village, several young monks plan to rent a TV set for the monastery. The enterprise becomes a test of solidarity, resourcefulness,t and friendship for the students, while the Lama contemplates the challenges of teaching the word of Buddha in a rapidly changing world. Presented in Dzongkha with English subtitles. Rated G. 93 minutes.Thursday, June 5th, 3 to 5 p.m.
• Musical Performance - Melody of China: This San Francisco-based Chinese chamber ensemble will play traditional Chinese instruments. This program is put on by the Inclusive Programming for Adults with Developmental Disabilities committee. All ages are welcome to join clients from NorCal Vocational to watch this lovely group play. Wednesday, June 18th 1 to 2 p.m.
The Golden Age of San Francisco Rock, Part 2 – Video Clips: Rock historian Richie Unterberger will show The Golden Age of San Francisco Rock Vol. 2, featuring rare film clips by San Francisco Bay Area folk-rock and psychedelic rock performers from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s. Included will be footage by Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother & the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, Santana, Moby Grape, Country Joe & the Fish, Sly & the Family Stone, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Grateful Dead, the Beau Brummels, and others. Sunday, June 22nd, 2 to 4 p.m.
Programs for TEENS
Duct Tape Masterpieces: Join Sophie from Sophie's Stress-Free Soirees for an evening of duct tape fun! Make a wallet, a pen case, a phone case, or anything else you can dream up! Duct tape rolls will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! For ages nine and up. Thursday June 12th 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Programs for CHILDREN
Baby Rhyme and Play Time: Songs and rhymes for infants up to 18 months old and their caregiver. Tuesdays, June 3, 10, 17, and 24, 1:15 to 1:45 p.m.
Family Story time: Featuring stories, songs and rhymes. For children from birth to five years old and their caregiver. Thursdays June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Native American Hoop Dancer, Eddie Madril: Yaqui Indian hoop dancer, Edwardo Madril will share the beauty of Native American heritage through dance, music and origin stories. Participants will be introduced to some of the most popular and rare Native American dances. Origins and meanings of the dances will be discussed, and you’ll be invited to join in some traditional dances. For all ages. Friday, June 13th, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
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