Library News – October 2018

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Family Programs

Movie and a Meal
In partnership with the Potrero Hill Family Support Center (PHFSC), we’ll present a family-friendly film, PHFSC will provide a meal. This month’s movie is Addams Family Values. Featuring wickedly funny performances by Christina Ricci, Raul Julia, and Joan Cusack, the Addams Family welcomes a new baby, and Uncle Fester considers marriage. Just in time for Halloween, the Addams Family always deliver foolish fun! Rated PG-13. 94 minutes. Friday, October 19, 3 to 5 p.m.

Saturday Snacktivity
With food provided by The Good Life Grocery, we’ll offer a wholesome snack and fun activity. All ages welcome.  Saturdays, October 13, 20, and 27, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

¡VIVA! Snacktivity!
Join a special Snactivity as part of the Library’s annual ¡Viva! Celebration of Latino/Hispanic Heritage. Sample snacks from the region; vote on your favorites and enjoy games and activities. Saturday, October 6, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Programs for Adults

Making Glass Pebble Magnets
Looking for a unique gift for a friend, family member or that special someone? We can help you make that present out of glass pebbles, magnets, and a few magazines/newspapers. Sunday, October 14, 2 to 3 p.m.

The Literate Goat Book Club
Focusing on literary fiction, our book club meets on the Third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Thursday, October 18th, 6 to 8 p.m.

Setting up Google Drive for Professional and Personal Use
We’ll show you how to create a Google Drive account as a way to save information that can be easily accessed from your computer, tablet, or phone. Sunday, October 21, 2 to 3 p.m.

Author Talk with Mat Callahan
Mat Callahan is a musician, author and former Potrero Hill resident. His book, The Explosion of Deferred Dreams, offers a critical re-examination of the interwoven political and musical happenings in San Francisco during the 1960s. Callahan explores the dynamic links between the Black Panthers and Sly and the Family Stone, the United Farm Workers and Santana, the Indian Occupation of Alcatraz and the San Francisco Mime Troupe, and the New Left and the counterculture. Saturday, October 27, 4 to 5 p.m.

Programs for Children

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.

Toddler Tales
Books, rhymes, music, movement and more for toddlers 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Thursdays, October 4, 11, 13, 10:15 to 11 a.m.

Potrero Branch Read for the Record Storytime
Join the San Francisco Public Library and Jumpstart for Read for the Record 2018! This year’s book is Maybe Something Beautiful.  Thursday, October 25, 10:15 to 11 a.m.

Parent-Child Interaction Group
Play, Learn and Grow, an interactive playgroup for children five years old and younger. PHFRC, in partnership with the Library, provides a space for parent-child bonding over fun activities, such as crafts, story time, and school readiness. Snacks will be provided! Join the fun and introduce your child to new friends! Thursdays, October 11, 18 25, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Programs for TEENS

Latin American Snack Trials!
Sample snacks from Latin America! Sweet, savory, sour and SPICY! We’ll try a variety and vote on our favorites. Tuesday, October 9, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.