The San Francisco Public Library bookmobile and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library are partnering with San Francisco Recreation and Park Department for a books and ball giveaway on Saturday, July 3, during the 11:30 a.m. World Cup quarter final match at Civic Center Plaza.Come out and enjoy the game on the big screen and win sports books and mini soccer balls by showing your library card. Information about World Cup soccer at Civic Center Plaza can be found at worldcupsf.com.
SFPL’s children and teen librarians came up with a list of soccer books for children and teen readers.
- Cam Jansen, The Sports Day Mysteries by David A. Adler
- David Beckham by Ken Pendleton
- The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Clive Gifford
- Offsides by Erik Esckilsen
- Pelé, King of Soccer, Pelé, el rey del fútbol by Monica Brown
- The Penalty and Exposure by Mal Peet
- Sergio Saves the Game! by Edel Rodriguez
- Shots on Goal by Rich Wallace
- Soccer by Hugh Hornby
- Stacey the Soccer Fairy by Daisy Meadows
- Tangerine by Edward Bloor
- Whistle!, a manga series by Higuchi