*One City One Book: Author Tommy Orange

in conversation with San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck
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San Francisco Public Library is honored to announce its 15th Annual One City One Book main event, Tommy Orange in conversation with San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck.

Book sale and signing will start at 5 - 5:45 p.m. in the Koret Auditorium Lobby, located on the lower level, doors open at 5 p.m., main event starts at 6 p.m

There There tells the story of urban Native Americans living in Oakland, CA, depicting a beautiful, compelling, heartbreaking and urgently real landscape of the Native experience living in the Bay Area past and present day.

Throughout the months of October and November 2019, There There will be widely available at all San Francisco libraries and at bookstores around the city. We are pleased to offer many events and programs related to One City One Book, including  book talks, themed exhibits, programs and speakers along with city-wide celebration of Indigenous heritage and the 50th anniversary of the Alcatraz Occupation.This year’s One City One Book program is a joint partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission, Oakland Public Library, City College of San Francisco, and June Jordan School of Equity. A Litquake event.






Join the Library's celebration honoring the voices of Indigenous and native peoples for National American Indian Heritage Month.

One City One Book is San Francisco's annual citywide literary event, encouraging our community to read the same book at the same time and then discuss it in book groups and events throughout the City.
In 2019, we're reading There There by Tommy Orange.
Find out more at: One City One Book.

Upcoming Events

Film: Pine Ridge
Friday, November 15, 2019, 4:00 pm
Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley Meeting Room
Danza Azteca Mixcoatl Anahuac
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 am
Marina, Marina Library Exterior
Museum of Craft and Design: Tracing Space
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
Visitacion Valley, Visitacion Valley Meeting Room

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Craft: Corn Husk Dolls
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Exhibit: Before the Occupation of Alcatraz
Through Friday, January 3, 2020
Main Library, Government Information Center
Exhibit: Occupy Alcatraz!
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
All That Glitters Is Not Gold:
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, San Francisco History Center

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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