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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

AARP Smartphone Workshop
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9:00 am
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room
Job Seekers' Drop-In
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
Family Storytime and Playtime
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:15 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area

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Upcoming Classes

Growing Readers - Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:30 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Growing Readers - 2nd and 3rd Grade
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 1:00 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Healthier Living Workshops - CANCELED
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 1:00 pm
Potrero, Potrero 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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