Jerry Pinkney to Speak at Effie Lee Morris Lecture

April 24, 2012
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, renowned illustrator and winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal for The Lion & the Mouse, will deliver San Francisco Public Library’s 16th annual Effie Lee Morris Lecture May 15.

A Paradise Built in Hell Chosen for Citywide Book Club

April 18, 2012
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 part of California Reads, a statewide reading and discussion program created by Cal Humanities. Image removed.

Gold & Silver & Green

April 18, 2012

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 is proud to announce that four of its renovated branch libraries have now received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

A Change of World: In Memory of Adrienne Rich

April 16, 2012

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 Lesbian Center will present an evening of poetry to celebrate the life and work of Adrienne Rich. When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 6 p.m.

Win a Visit from the SFPL Green Bookmobile!

April 5, 2012
For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 5, 2012 Win a Visit from the San Francisco Public Library Green Bookmobile! Celebrate National Bookmobile Day with photo clues of the new Green Bookmobile at Iconic San Francisco Locations In honor of National Bookmobile Day and National Library Week, San Francisco Public Library is giving away a chance t