Reverend Cecil Williams, Janice Mirikitani, Dr. Robert Lustig, Will Durst and More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282;

Image of Will Durst

Join us for an evening with premier political satirist Will Durst. The New York Times calls him "possibly the best political comic in the country."   April 3, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco. Related exhibition: 

Image of Dr. Lustig's book

Can sugar threaten your health? Dr. Robert Lustig, a professor at UC-San Francisco and Director of the UCSF Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH), says it can. He calls sugar one of the major causes of obesity and chronic metabolic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Lustig will talk about his new book,

Image of Cecil Williams' book

Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in a Community Called Glide  The Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani have been working since 1967 to make Glide Memorial United Methodist Church the spiritual soul of San Francisco. Hear them speak about their efforts, in an engaging conversation with Bevan Dufty, the director of the city’s HOPE (Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement) and a former San Francisco supervisor. April 10, 6 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St. All programs at the Library are free. Supported by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

March 27, 2013