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Programs for Adults

Resume Workshop: Get the job you want! Write a great resume or improve the one you have with one-on-one help from hiring manager and corporate executive, Pablo Salazar. Saturday, June 4, 2 to 3 p.m. 

Movie Night, The Danish Girl:   Join us for a screening of The Danish Girl. Rated R, 120 minutes. Tuesday, June 7, 5.30 to 7.30 p.m.

How Has Hollywood (Mis)Represented Homosexuality:  Using trailers from mainstream movies made in the 1960s and 1970s — including Myra Breckinridge, Victim, Something For Everyone, and The Killing of Sister George — Jim Van Buskirk will lead a discussion about Hollywood’s depiction of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters. Tuesday, June 14, 6 to 7 p.m.

Programs for Teens

Easy Origami with Shinta Arafin: Make an easy and colorful origami box with expert folder Shinta Arafin! All ages welcome; children nine and under should be accompanied by an adult. Wednesday, June 1, 6 to 7.30 p.m.

Make a Kumihimo (Finger Loop Braiding) Bracelet:  Kumihimo is the ancient Japanese art of creating complex patterns of braided cords, taught by expert maker Esther Kwan! This all-ages program is limited to one-dozen participants. Reserve your spot at 415.355.2822.  All materials included.  Thursday, June 16, 6 to 7.30 p.m.

Henna Tattoos with Charitie: An enriching henna program that will include a hands-on henna application. For ages nine and up. Participants under 12 must have a parental permission form for henna application. Tuesday, June 28, 4 to 5.30 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.

Games on Wednesday: The library will host games, both electronic – Xbox – and analog –board games, origami, paper crafts – for children. Activities will vary week to week. Best for children five to 10 years old. Wednesdays, 4 to 5.30 p.m.

ZooMobile Visit:   The Zoomobile brings an up-close and hands-on experience to learn about the wonders of nature and the animals who share our world. Space is limited to 35 children. Call for reservations. Friday, June 3, 1 to 1.45 p.m.

Lego Build Afternoon: Free play with Legos and Magnatiles. Thursday, June 9, 3 to 5 p.m.

Rainbow Necklaces: String up candies and gummies in bright colors for a yummy, wearable treat! Saturday, June 11, 4 to 5 p.m.

Hop To It!: A musical, mathematical adventure especially designed for toddlers and young preschoolers. Tuesday, June 14, 10.15 to 11.15 a.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 June selection is Up. Rated PG. 96 minutes. Friday, June 17, 3 to 5 p.m.

Make a Tiny Terrarium: Materials provided. Bringing a small glass container is encouraged but not required. Saturday, June 18, 2 to 3 p.m.

Crafting: Join Sophie’s Stress Free Soirees for an afternoon of family crafting! Ages five and up. Thursday, June 23, 4 to 5 p.m.

Summer Movie Night, Inside Out: After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. Rated PG. 95 minutes. Thursday, June 30, 5.30 to 7.30 p.m.