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100 Years of the Raker Act:

10/15/13 - 12/31/2013

Main Library

Government Information Center - 5th Floor

100 Larkin St.

This exhibit documents the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the Raker Act.

The Raker Act was a controversial congressional act that allowed the creation of the O’Shaughnessy Dam and flood Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. It provided, much needed, water for the city of San Francisco. John Muir fought the act and the damming of the Hetch Hetchy.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Family Storytime
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Baby Rhyme Time Session I
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Mission Bay, Mission Bay Program Room

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Computer Basics
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Read Write Discover Tutor Program
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2:00 pm
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room
Orientation for the Dept. of Rehabilitation
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio

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Images of the Floating World
Through Thursday, July 20, 2017
Main Library, International Center
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Through Thursday, August 10, 2017
Main Library, Library Café Display Case
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Through Thursday, August 10, 2017
Main Library, Library Café Display Case

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