In Search of the Glass Slipper

San Francisco, 1974: Photographs by Perci Chester
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What began with an invitation to a mid-’70s house party led to trusting friendships with a queer community in which personal expression, friendship and theater thrived. 

Focusing her lens on portraits and stories, Chester captures the lovers and flirts at a historic moment in a laissez-faire city. Curated from a series of roughly 400 photographs taken over the course of eight months, these images offer a view into the pre-AIDS era in San Francisco. In Search of the Glass Slipper recalls a unique moment in time and reveals the seldom seen.

Related event: Opening Reception, Thursday, February 28, 6:00–7:30 p.m.

LGBTQIA Pride Month 2019

The Library marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising this June with a great lineup of LGBTQIA events. Generations of Resistance. Get yourself to the dance floor, celebrate, educate, learn and resist—at the library. See sfpl.org/pride for the full lineup.

Upcoming Events

Chinese Calligraphy and Brush Painting Workshop Series
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 1:00 pm
Ocean View, Ocean View Meeting Room
Design & Build
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room
Author Talk: Doug Meyer
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center

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Upcoming Classes

Get Started with Adobe Photoshop
Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Mission Photography Group
Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6:30 pm
Mission, Mission General Floor Area
Sprightly in the Hormel Center
Sunday, July 7, 2019, 12:30 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center

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Current Exhibits

The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty
Through Thursday, August 22, 2019
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
The Stuff of Life:
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Queer as German Folk
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

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