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Ain’t No Half-Stepping:

2/19/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Photographs and text that detail the little known migration of free Blacks from the Bay Area to the west coast of Canada in 1858. Direct descendants of those San Francisco area Blacks still reside on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia where a Black community continues to thrive.

Inspired by the Black migration from San Francisco in 1858, Salt Spring (a rural farming and artist enclave of about 10,000) has seen a recent influx of Blacks from the U.S., Africa, Europe, the South Pacific, the West Indies and other regions of Canada.

Upcoming Events

Deaf Chess
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
FOG Readers - Free Reading Help- Information Session
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Family Storytime and Playtime
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:15 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area

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Upcoming Classes

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
CANCELLED: Growing Readers - Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:30 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Children's Area
Essentrics™ Workout
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
Noe Valley, Noe Valley Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

The Illustrated Alice: The Imagining of Wonderland
Through Saturday, April 1, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Library Music
Through Monday, March 27, 2017
Main Library, Library for the Blind
San Francisco Symphony Concerts for Kids
Through Friday, March 31, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

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