The Library will be closed on November 28 and 29 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Programs for Adults
The Food Mood Connection with Amy Woodbury, holistic nutritionist. Learn to boost your mood using holistic foods. Wednesday, October 23, 5 to 6 p.m.
Programs for Teens
Game On! Come play PS3 games on our big screen! We have a selection, but you can bring your own T or E rated games to share. Challenge your friends to determine who is the ultimate gamer! Snacks!!! Ages 10 to 18 welcome. Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
LED Robot Plushie Workshop + Little Brother Book Discussion. Learn how to light up your craft projects with Amelia Strader, owner and founder of mobile crafting workshop GoGo Craft. She’ll take you step-by-step through the process of making and then adding LEDs to this adorable robot plushie. Materials included. While you craft, you can chat about SFPL’s One City One Book — Little Brother by Cory Doctorow, which features teens using technology for fun, a little mayhem, and to defend civil rights. For ages 13 and up. Limited to 12 participants. Contact Lisa, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 355.2822 for more information or to sign-up. October 18, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Programs for Children
Baby Rhyme and PlayTime. For infants up to eighteen months old and their caregiver. Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 1:15 to 1:45 p.m.
Family Storytime. Featuring stories, songs and rhymes. For children from birth to five years old and their caregiver. Thursdays, October 3,* 10, 17, 24, and 31, 10:30 to 11 a.m. and 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. *This year on October 3, 2013, Lia will read Otis by Loren Long during Family Storytime, allowing Bernal’s children to join in on the world’s largest celebration of reading: Read for the Record! Each year, we help set a new world record for the most children reading the same book with a caregiver on the same day.)
Homework Help. Kindergarten to sixth-grade students will receive one-on-one help from our capable volunteers. Need homework support? Drop by the library for free assistance. October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Movie Day: In partnership with the Potrero Hill Family Support Center (PHFSC), we’ll present a Children’s feature film (TBD) along with a meal. Short animation or live action movies, often based on children’s books. October 25, 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Library Sponsored Community Partnerships
Creative Writing Workshop A free class to help you write your own stories, develop characters, and find your own unique voice in a supportive and creative environment. Please contact Shevi for more information: email@example.com or 602.7961. Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
The Potrero Hill Book Club meets at the library every third Wednesday evening of the month. October’s selection is The Terrorist by John Updike. Join the discussion on, October 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
San Francisco Seed Library at the Potrero Branch Library In partnership with the San Francisco Seed Library, the Potrero Branch Library has seeds available for ‘checkout.’ Located on the 1st floor beneath the staircase.