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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

Adults! Visit The Mix!
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Mix: Carpet Garden - 2nd Fl
Job Seekers' Drop-In
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab - 5th Fl
Family Storytime and Playtime
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:15 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area

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Upcoming Classes

Girls Who Code
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 am
Ortega, Ortega Meeting Room
Intro to Coding for Women and Genderqueer Adults
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
Noe Valley Knitting Circle
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:30 am
Noe Valley, Noe Valley Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Tibetan Portraits:2007~2010
Through Thursday, March 3, 2016
Main Library, Chinese Center
Moving Art House Exhibit
Through Thursday, March 31, 2016
Portola, Portola General Floor Area
Selected Works from the Collection of TALL
Through Thursday, March 3, 2016
Main Library, General Collections

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