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Programs for Adults

Digital Drop In:  Have questions about how to download eBooks to your device or how to use the library’s databases to read magazines, research genealogy, and more? Get one on one time with a librarian to explore your library’s free digital collection. Wednesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

April is Bike Month – Bicycle Movie: Potrero branch is celebrating the BICYCLE this month, and will show Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Come watch this cult classic on our big screen. Sunday, April 12, 2 to 4 p.m.

Annual Art Show: Returns in May. For information about our upcoming Potrero Hill Art Show, contact Aileen Kuo, Acting Branch Manager,  415.355.2822.

Programs for TEENS

Bicycle Tire Craft with GoGoCraft: Learn how to re-purpose old bicycle inner tubes into a wristband, wallet, or pencil holder. Inner tubes provided or bring your own. Ages 10 and up. Limit 15. Call 415.355.2822 to sign up. Thursday, April 30 5.30 to 7.30 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, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 4 to 6 p.m.

Programs for CHILDREN

Saturday Snacktivity:  With food provided by Whole Foods Market Potrero Hill, we’ll offer a wholesome snack followed by a fun activity. All ages welcome. Saturdays, April 4, 11, 18, and 25, 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, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 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, April  2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 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. Titles selected for April include Banjo Frogs, Duck on a Bike, Big Brown Bear Goes to Town, Come on Rain!, and Dinosaur Bones.  For children three to eight. Bring a snack and enjoy the show! Wednesday April 8, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Movie and Meal Day: We’ll present 101 Dalmations and the Potrero Hill Family Support Center will provide a meal. Friday, April 17, 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Bay Area Bike Mobile: Hey kids!  Does your bike need a tune up?  The Bay Area Bike Mobile will be in front of the Potrero Branch in the afternoon!  Got a flat tire?  Need a new brake cable?  Need other adjustments?  Come on by and get your wheels in shape for summer! Friday, April 17, 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Big San Francisco Playdat: For ages five and younger.  Ready, set, let’s play!  Come explore our tactile tunnel, play with our sticky table, create with glitter play dough, and more. Sunday, April 26, 2 to 4 p.m.

Library Sponsored Community Partnerships

Starr King Open Space Meeting: For more info contact Webb Green, 415.648.6168, Monday April 20, 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.