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paper flowers Paper Flowers
Celebrate Latino Hispanic Heritage Month!
Making colorful paper flowers is a tradition in Mexico. Learn how to make several types of flowers.
Tuesday, September 9, 17, 2:30-4p.m. Bernal Heights Branch
duct tape Sticky Fingers: DIY Duct Tape Crafts
Celebrate Latino Hispanic Heritage Month!
Author of Sticky Fingers, Sophie Maletsky leads a hands-on workshop in creations with duct tape! Materials and celebratory tape provided. For ages 10 and up.
Tuesday, September 9, 3:30-5p.m. Excelsior Branch
Tuesday, September 23, 4-5:30p.m. Richmond Branch
book swapGreat Teen Book Swaps
FREE book! Just swap us a review. Here's how it works: the Teen Librarian will bring out several books (new, old, and ones that have not been published yet) and allow teens the chance to browse through them for one that you'd like to keep.  You will, in turn, swap us a review of the book by the end of the month. For ages 12-18.
Thursdays, September 11, 25, 3-5:30p.m. Parkside Branch
Fridays, September 12, 19, 3:30-5:30p.m. West Portal Branch
Fridays, September 12, 26, 4:30-5:30p.m. Bayview Branch
printmaking Print Making @ Portola

Celebrate Latino Hispanic Heritage Month!
Come make a print with the library's silkscreens! Learn a little about the history of Latino print-making from Mexico to San Francisco, and then make your own design. Things may get a bit messy, so please dress appropriately. Ages 12 and up. Sign ups are required.

Wednesday, September 17, 4:30-6 p.m. Portola Branch
divergentTeen Movie: Divergent
Based on the best-selling novel by Veronica Roth. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them.
Thursday, September 18, 4:45-7:15 p.m. Bayview Branch
capoiraCapoira - Brazilian Martial Art
Celebrate Latino Hispanic Heritage Month!
Capoeira Workshop: Capoeira Angola can be described as a cultural weapon, a martial art, a dance, a spiritual tradition, a philosophy, and a game played to the rhythm of percussion instru­ments and call response songs. Join us for movement, fun games, and role playing that introduce participants to special violence prevention techniques. No experience is necessary or required!
Tuesday, September 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Visitacion Valley Branch
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