** MEDIA ALERT ** Invitation to Cover: Mayor Ed Lee Announces More Days, More Hours at Branch Libraries

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2017 Media Contact: Mindy Linetzky (415) 557-4252; Mindy.Linetzky@sfpl.org MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT Invitation to Cover / Photo Opportunity Mayor Ed Lee Announces More Days, More Hours at Branch Libraries   WHAT:  San Francisco Public Library has added an additional, permanent, day of service at nine branch libraries. All of San Francisco’s 27 library branches are now open seven days a week, with a minimum of 50 hours per location each week. The Mayor approved $1.8 million to the library’s annual budget in order to expand the hours. The Mayor, along with Library officials, will be attending a toddler craft program at the Glen Park Branch this Monday, June 19, to celebrate. WHEN:  Monday, June 19, 10:15 a.m. WHERE:  Glen Park Branch Library, 2825 Diamond Street, San Francisco, CA  94131 WHO:      
  • Mayor Ed Lee
  • City Librarian Luis Herrera
  • Supervisor Jeff Sheehy
  • Library Commissioners Zoe Dunning & Teresa Ono
  • Friends of SFPL Executive Director Marie Ciepiela
  • Neighborhood Library Council Members
  • Parents, children and caregivers
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:  Mayor interacting with preschool children as they do crafts.
June 19, 2017