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San Francisco History Comes to Life:

6/01/12 - 8/31/2012

Main Library

Children's Center Exhibit Space - 2nd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Beginning June 1st, 2012, the San Francisco Public Library Fisher Children's Center will display the original artwork from author Milly Lee's Landed and Nim and the War Effort.  Artifacts from Angel Island Immigration Station will be on display along with the artwork, providing context for the story of Chinese immigrants who came to the United States as "paper sons," or false immigrants, to circumvent the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act.   Come and view the vivid color paintings of artist Yangsook Choi, on display for the first time at the Main Library's 2nd floor.  The exhibit will be on view  from June 1st until August 31st, 2012.

Upcoming Events

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:30 am
Main Library, Children's Storytelling Rm - 2nd Fl
Toddler Tales and Playtime
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 am
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Preschool Storytime (Mandarin)
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 am
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Healthier Living RELOCATED
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Meditation Group
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Tai Chi at Noon
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley Patio

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Current Exhibits

Asian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area
Alcatraz: Day into Night
Through Thursday, January 18, 2018
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Capturing Truth in Nature
Through Thursday, January 25, 2018
Main Library, Chinese Center

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