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Digital Drop In:  Questions about how to download eBooks to your device, or how to use the library’s databases? Get one on one time with a librarian to help answer your basic technology conundrums. Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Everything in Pen – Musical Performance: Acoustic artist Everything in Pen – Elizabeth Hubbard – sings songs of San Francisco.  Combining the pop sensibility of Big Star and the off-beat narrative observations of Jonathan Richman, Everything in Pen’s songs cover many topics: a breakup at the Great American Music Hall, dog watching in Golden Gate Park, having an epiphany at the main library, and the ache of waiting for the next Dave Eggers book to arrive. Thursday, March 26, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Annual Art Show: Returns in May. For information about our upcoming Potrero Hill Art Show, contact Aileen Kuo, Acting Branch Manager,  355.2822.


10 Hour SAT Intensive: Free SAT test preparation conducted by Edupath. Register online at You’ll learn test strategy to help you score high even when you don’t know the answer, how to tackle the toughest trick questions with aplomb, and how to put it all in context with your college goals. The class takes place over four weeks leading up to an actual SAT/ACT administration. Classes limited to 25 teens. You must take all four classes. Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 1.30 to 4 p.m.

Game On!: Come play PS3 and Wii games on our big screen in the Potrero meeting room. Ages eight to 18 welcome.Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 4 to 6 p.m.


Saturday Snacktivity:  With  food provided by the Whole Foods Market Potrero Hill, we’ll offer a wholesome snack followed by a fun activity. All ages welcome. Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 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, March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 1:15 p.m.

Family Story time: Featuring stories, songs and rhymes. For children from birth to five years old and their caregiver(s). Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Fun Flicks: Join us for a selection of short films for children. March titles include Harry the Dirty Dog, Hunter and Crocodile, Knuffle Bunny, One Tiny Turtle, and Whistle for Willie.  For children three to eight. Bring a snack and enjoy the show. Wednesday March 11, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Movie and Meal Day: We will present The Rescuers and the Potrero Hill Family Support Center will provide a meal. Friday, March 20, 3 to 5:30 p.m.


Starr King Open Space Meeting: For more info contact Webb Green, 648.6168, Monday March 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Potrero Branch Seed Library:  Thanks to the generous contributions of local gardeners and Whole Foods Market Potrero Hill, Potrero Branch Seed Library continues. You’re welcome to “check out” seeds, plant them, and bring your harvested seeds back to the library.