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teen winter readingTeen Winter Reading Raffle
WHEN: Fri, Dec 19 - Sat, Jan 10.
WHO: Readers 12-18 with a SFPL library card
HOW: Fill out one reading log for every 5 hours that you read. Return the logs to that same library by Saturday, January 10, 2015.
WHERE: Bayview, Bernal Heights, Chinatown, Excelsior, Glen Park, Main, North Beach, Ortega, Parkside, Portola, Richmond, Western Addition, West Portal.
WHY: Reading is fun, plus there's a raffle! For every 5 hours you read, your name will be entered into a raffle. The more you read, the more chances you have to win!
globeESL Help
A volunteer helps ESL Teens improve their English. Sign up is required. Please call 415-355-2898.
Mondays, Jan 5, 12, 26
Wednesdays, Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Fridays, Jan 9, 16, 23
Ingleside Branch
SAT workshop FREE SAT and College Essay Workshops: Jan - April 2015
10 hour SAT Intensive - You'll learn test strategy to help you score high even when you don't know the answer, how to tackle the toughest trick questions with aplomb, and how to put it all in context with your college goals.This class will take place over four weeks.
College Essay Writing - This 3-hour clinic will introduce students to best practices for essay writing, and will offer personalized supervision as students prepare their personal statements for college.
For dates, locations, and to register: http://edupath.org/sf/
ornamentHoliday Ornaments!
Ornament Making
Make a beautiful holiday ornament that you can give as a gift or take home and enjoy all winter long! For ages 8 and up.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 4-6p.m. Mission Branch
LED Ornament Making
Learn how to light-up your craft projects with GoGo Craft. We will take you step-by-step through the process of making and then adding LEDs to these gorgeous ornaments. Space limited, be sure to register!
Tuesday, Dec 16, 3:30-5:30p.m., North Beach Branch
Thursday, Dec 18, 3:30-5:30p.m., Glen Park Branch
Saturday, Dec 20, 2:30-4:30p.m. Chinatown Branch
movieUpcoming Movies
Elf (PG, 97 min)
Wed, Dec 17, 3:30p.m. Western Addition Branch
Fri, Dec 19, 3:45p.m. Ortega Branch
Tyler Perry's A Medea Christmas (PG-13, 100 min)
Fri, Dec 19, 1:30p.m. Bayview Branch
If I Stay (PG-13, 107 min)
Fri, Dec 26, 1:30p.m. Bayview Branch
Polar Express (PG, 100 min)
Sat, Dec 27, 2:30p.m. Chinatown Branch
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