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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

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
OWL: Older Writers Laboratory
Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Toddler Tales & Playtime
Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:15 am
Merced, Merced General Floor Area

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Upcoming Classes

Résumé Workshop
Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Monday, July 25, 2016, 11:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Mindfulness and Meditation
Monday, July 25, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio

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Current Exhibits

Celebrating The Past/Creating The Future
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Out At The Library
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Queer & Quirky: OBJECTifying Ourselves
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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