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Lights Out at the Stick

7/26/14 - 10/09/2014

Main Library

Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

100 Larkin St.

Candlestick Park, the City’s baseball and football stadium for over 40 years, will be torn down in late 2014 or early 2015.

Candlestick Park holds many memories for locals, particularly on October 17, 1989, during Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s, when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the Bay Area. Despite widespread damage throughout the region, no one in the stadium was injured. The Beatles played their final concert at Candlestick on August 29, 1966, and so Paul McCartney will return to play a final farewell to the stadium before it disappears forever.

This exhibit bids goodbye to Candlestick, highlighting some of the memorable events held there over the years.

Upcoming Events

OWL: Older Writers Laboratory
Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Playtime at the library
Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:00 am
Ingleside, Ingleside Meeting Room
Toddler Tales & Playtime
Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:15 am
Merced, Merced General Floor Area

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Upcoming Classes

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Monday, March 27, 2017, 11:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Tai Chi at Noon
Monday, March 27, 2017, 12:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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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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