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poetryRegister for Free Summer Tutoring
Open registration for tutoring by Read Write Discover. Free summer tutoring for rising 1st - 8th graders. Pre-registration required. See a librarian to register.
May 9-16
Visitacion Valley Branch
May 18-31
Excelsior Branch
asian snacksAsian Snack Trials
If you missed the snacks at West Portal Branch, you have another chance to sample snacks from different regions of Asia. From traditional to new fusion, come and vote for your favorite. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. For ages 5 and up.  Please be aware of food allergies and let us know. For more information, contact: Dorcas at
Thurs, May 14, 3-4pm
Parkside Branch
manga drawingManga Drawing
Learn how to make your own manga with illustrator Oliver Chin! Oliver has written more than 15 books, including the children's picture book series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, and published The Octonauts. This workshop will provide useful tips and techniques on creating your own comics. Get tips from a pro and get your drawing on!
Sat, May 15, 2-4 p.m.
Ortega Branch
godzillaTeen Movies
Watch movies on the big screen. Invite a friend.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay, part 1 (PG-13, 123 min)
Fri, May 15, 3:30p.m.
Ortega Branch
Fri, May 22, 3:15p.m.
Western Addition Branch
Hunger Games (PG-13, 142 min)
Sun, May 17, 2p.m.
Potrero Branch
Shaolin Soccer (PG, 87 min)
Wed, May 20, 3:30p.m.
Chinatown Branch

Tue, May 26, 3:30p.m.
North Beach Branch
Annie, the Musical (PG, 118 min)
Wed, May 20, 6:30p.m.
West Portal Branch
Jackie Chan movie
Fri, May 22, 3:30p.m.
Chinatown Branch

Big Hero 6 (PG, 102 min)
Sat, May 23, 3p.m.
North Beach Branch
Godzilla (PG-13, 123 min)
Sat, May 30, 2p.m.
Western Addition Branch
windsocksJapanese Windsocks with GoGo Craft
Learn how to make a Japanese windsock, called a Koinobori. Ages 8 and up. Space is limited, pre-registration is preferred.

Fri, May 29, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Chinatown Branch Library
Contact Jewel at (415) 355-2888 or to register.