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Alejandro Murguía Named SF Poet Laureate

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org July 27, 2012 MAYOR LEE NAMES ALEJANDRO MURGUÍA AS 6TH SF POET LAUREATE Mayor Edwin M. Lee last night introduced Alejandro Murguía as the City’s 6th Poet Laureate, at Friends of … Continue reading

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The Plastic in Question

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org July 20, 2012 The Plastic in Question Environmental Exhibit on View at the San Francisco Main Library Since 1999 Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been visiting 1,000 yards of … Continue reading

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San Francisco International Poetry Festival

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org Katie Ambellan (415) 626-7512 ext: 123; katie@friendssfpl.org July 12, 2012 **Photos available upon request** REVELERS FEEL THE ‘BEAT’ WITH THIRD BIENNIAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL A Cornucopia of Stylish Events … Continue reading

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Kalligraphia 13

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org June 14, 2012   KALLIGRAPHIA 13 Triennial Calligraphy Exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library San Francisco — The public will have a rare chance to view contemporary calligraphy during Kalligraphia … Continue reading

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Contemporary Japanese Crafts Exhibit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2012 Contact: Steve Goldman (415) 356-2464; infoav@cgjsf.org www.cgjsf.org The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco and the Japan Foundation, in cooperation with the San Francisco Public Library present… Contemporary Japanese Crafts Exhibit WHEN: Saturday, … Continue reading

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Oakland and San Francisco Announce First Annual Youth Poet Laureate Competitions

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 26, 2012 Cities of Oakland and San Francisco Announce First Annual Youth Poet Laureate Competitions The Cities of Oakland and San Francisco are each about to gain new, young, and … Continue reading

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Jerry Pinkney to Speak at Effie Lee Morris Lecture

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 24, 2012 Illustrator and Author Jerry Pinkney to Speak at San Francisco Public Library’s 16th Annual Effie Lee Morris Lecture Tuesday, May 15, 2012, San Francisco Main Library Jerry Pinkney, … Continue reading

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A Paradise Built in Hell Chosen for Citywide Book Club

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 18, 2012 San Franciscans Will Be Reading A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster for this fall’s Citywide Book Club Rebecca Solnit book chosen as … Continue reading

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Gold & Silver & Green

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 18, 2012 Gold & Silver & Green Four San Francisco Public Libraries Receive LEED certification from U.S. Green Building Council In recognition of Earth Day 2012, San Francisco Public Library … Continue reading

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A Change of World: In Memory of Adrienne Rich

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 16, 2012 A Change of World: In Memory of Adrienne Rich Poetry Reading, April 25, San Francisco Main Library San Francisco Public Library and the James C. Hormel Gay and … Continue reading

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