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San Francisco History Comes to Life:

6/01/12 - 8/31/2012

Main Library

Children's Center Exhibit Space - 2nd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Beginning June 1st, 2012, the San Francisco Public Library Fisher Children's Center will display the original artwork from author Milly Lee's Landed and Nim and the War Effort.  Artifacts from Angel Island Immigration Station will be on display along with the artwork, providing context for the story of Chinese immigrants who came to the United States as "paper sons," or false immigrants, to circumvent the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act.   Come and view the vivid color paintings of artist Yangsook Choi, on display for the first time at the Main Library's 2nd floor.  The exhibit will be on view  from June 1st until August 31st, 2012.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Japanese Parents' Group & Storytime
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Toddler Tales
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Park, Park Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Basics
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:30 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Screen Time: Rosetta Stone
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
Book a Librarian
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 3:00 pm
Marina, Marina General Floor Area

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Current Exhibits

Hand Bookbinders of California
Through Saturday, September 3, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Black Brothers Esteem: Then and Now
Through Thursday, August 25, 2016
Main Library, African American Center
Fear of An Atomic Age!
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center

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