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Programs for Adults

Holiday Harp Concert with TriskelaPaper and Light Tinkering: Make electrical circuits on a piece of paper. Sign up by calling 415.355.2822 or stop by the branch. This is an adult program. Wednesday, March 9, 6 to 7 p.m.

Chair Yoga with Connie Scott: Enjoy an energizing chair yoga class! No yoga experience necessary! Thursday, March 10, 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Creativity and Art Group: Express your creativity through art, music, meditation and more! Led by Cat Ehisen, family counselor at the Potrero Hill Family Support Center, this all-ages program meets every Friday, beginning March 11, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Write Your Own Will: Learn the basics of estate planning, then write your own will under the supervision of Stuart Bronstein, a California attorney. Bring a blue ink non-erasable pen. Please sign up in advance by emailing Julieta at or calling 415.355.2822. Saturday, March 12, 1.30 to 3 p.m.

Movie Night: Suffragette. This inspirational film focuses on the women who fought bravely in the United Kingdom’s suffragette movement during the early 20th century. PG 13. 106 min. Tuesday, March 22, 6 to 8 p.m.

Healthier Living Workshops: Do you or someone you love or care for have arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems or other chronic health problems? If so, sign-up for this workshop series and learn how to manage pain and stress, set goals to make positive life changes, and work more effectively with your doctor. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Potrero Branch at 415.355.2822. Saturday, March 26, 1 to 3.30 p.m.

Programs for Teens

Game On!: Play video games on our big screen in the Potrero meeting room! Ages eight to 18 welcome. Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m.

Make a Tin Can Banjo: Potrero Branch welcomes Stewart, founder of the Tin Can Banjo project. Tools and materials provided to make your very own “Canjo.” Jam session follows.Space is limited; call Potrero Branch at 415.355.2822 to register. Youth ages nine and under should come with an adult prepared to help. Saturday, March 5, Session 1 at 1 p.m.; Session 2 at 2.30 p.m..

10 Hour SAT Intensive: Free SAT test preparation, conducted by Edupath. Register online at Sundays in March, 1.30 to 4 p.m.

Programs for Children

Saturday Snacktivity: With food provided by the Good Life Grocery, we’ll offer a wholesome snack followed by a fun activity. All ages welcome. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Baby Rhyme and Play Time: Songs and rhymes for infants up to 18 months old and their caregiver(s). Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. and Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.

Family Story time: Featuring stories, songs and rhymes. For children from birth to five years old and their caregiver(s). Thursdays, 10:15 to 10.45 a.m.

Puppy Dog Tales: This SPCA program pairs trained dog-and-owner therapy teams with children to nurture literacy, self-confidence, and socio-empathic skills. Your child will adore reading to this calm canine companion in a non-judgmental setting!  For ages four to eight, but older welcome. Call 415.355.2822 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Fridays, March 11 and March 25, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Cooking for Kids: Learn how to prepare some simple dishes, and then sample your creations!  Recipes will be available to take home.  Best for ages five and up.  Call 415.355.2822 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Saturday, March 12, 4 to 5 p.m.

Movie and Meal Day:  In partnership with the Potrero Hill Family Support Center (PHFSC), we’ll present a family-friendly film, and PHFSC will provide a meal. Our March selection is Big Hero 6. Rated PG. 102 minutes.Friday, March 18, 3 to 5 p.m.

All programs at the library are free.