SF by the Bay

Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

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01 February - 30 April 2020

SF by the Bay, the Main Library’s grand celebration of Bay Area science fiction and fantasy opens on February 1 and continues through April 30. In partnership with SF in SFBorderlands BooksLocus magazineTachyon PublicationsConsonance, the AfroSurreal Writers Workshop of Oakland and others, SF by the Bay presents over two dozen programs, including film screenings, author talks, live dramas, lectures, panel discussions, a filk music concert, book displays, a costume contest, and an exhibit of rare books, magazines and art drawn from the Main Library’s J. Francis McComas Fantasy and Science Fiction Collection, a reference collection of more than 3000 books and magazines. With a focus on local authors and culture, the SF by the Bay exhibit and programs highlight the San Francisco Bay Area’s important contributions to the history of fantasy and science fiction and celebrate this ongoing history in relation to its international and multimedia contexts.

SF by the Bay Guide (PDF)

SF by the Bay Exhibit: February 1–April 30, 2020