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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

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
Toddler Tales
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 am
Main Library, Children's Storytelling Rm - 2nd Fl
Toddler Tales and Playtime
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:00 am
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

AARP Smartphone Workshop
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:00 am
Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley Meeting Room
Meditation Group
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 12:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Wednesday Afternoon Tai Chi with Patrick Lau
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Celebrating Children’s Literature
Through Thursday, June 30, 2016
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
HERSTORY
Through Thursday, July 14, 2016
Main Library, International Center
Capturing Resilience
Through Thursday, July 14, 2016
Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl

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