Events

Sunday December 30, 2012
Start: 12/30/2012 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will meet.

Start: 12/30/2012 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will meet.

Wednesday January 02, 2013
Start: 01/02/2013 6:00 pm

Pajama Party at Laurel Village!  Put on your Jammies and join the party!  Literary Mamas will be here to read stories and take part in the fun.  Visit www.literarymama.com for details!

Start: 01/02/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with Nanette Bradley Deetz.

Thursday January 03, 2013
Start: 01/03/2013 7:00 pm

The HUNGRY BOOKSELLER will meet.

Sunday January 06, 2013
Start: 01/06/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver.

Monday January 07, 2013
Start: 01/07/2013 6:30 pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club presents our After-Holidays Book Swap with special guest Stacey Jay, author of Juliet Immortal and Romeo Redeemed. Join us of for snacks, beverages, books, and an awesome author!

Tuesday January 08, 2013
Start: 01/08/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 9-12) will discuss At the Mountain of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft and adapted by Ian N.J. Culbard.

Start: 01/08/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/08/2013 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will meet.

Start: 01/08/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK GROUP will discuss A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman by Margaret Drabble.

Start: 01/08/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress - - And a Plan to Stop It by Lawrence Lessig.

Wednesday January 09, 2013
Start: 01/09/2013 6:30 pm

Join us for Educator Appreciation Night! We'll have a presentation of exciting titles coming this Spring season, along with snacks, drinks, raffle prizes, and lots of love for those lovely teachers that change the lives of so many each and every day.  

Start: 01/09/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will meet.

Start: 01/09/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss Palimpsest: A Memoir by Gore Vidal.

Start: 01/09/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Mindfulness, in conversation with Kelly McGonigal.

Thursday January 10, 2013
Start: 01/10/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie.

Start: 01/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday January 11, 2013
Start: 01/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday January 12, 2013
Start: 01/12/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.

Start: 01/12/2013 3:00 pm
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Sunday January 13, 2013
Start: 01/13/2013 6:30 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage.

Start: 01/13/2013 7:00 pm

The MODERN LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.

Monday January 14, 2013
Start: 01/14/2013 5:00 pm

Bring the kids to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a very special storytime featuring Caldecott winner Kadir Nelson, illustrator of I Have a Dream, in which Dr. King's legendary speech comes alive alongside Nelson's gorgeous paintings.

Start: 01/14/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents A Celebration of Harold Pinter: A Theatrical Portrait of the Playwright, performed by Julian Sands.

For more information visit: www.cityarts.net

Start: 01/14/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOKCLUB will discuss Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks.

Tuesday January 15, 2013
Start: 01/15/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOKCLUB will discuss The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious-And Perplexing-City by David Lebovitz.

Start: 01/15/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker.

Start: 01/15/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/15/2013 7:00 pm
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Wednesday January 16, 2013
Start: 01/16/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

Start: 01/16/2013 7:00 pm

The Elder's Village Book Club will meet.

Start: 01/16/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/16/2013 7:30 pm

New program for this evening: City Arts and Lectures presents Kevin Powers, author of The Yellow Birds, and Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King, in conversation with Steven Winn.

For more information visit: www.cityarts.net

 

 

******IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATE*******

We regret that Zadie Smith has cancelled her January 16
appearance. Her doctor has advised that she not travel in the last
months of her pregnancy. If you are holding tickets for the Zadie Smith
& Dave Eggers program, they are valid for the January 16 program
with Dave Eggers & Kevin Powers. If you would like to exchange your
tickets for another upcoming CA&L program, return your tickets for a
tax-deductible donation to CA&L, or request a refund, please call
City Box Office (415-392-4400) by December 14. 

 

Thursday January 17, 2013
Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF prsents Michael Ondaatje, author of The Cat's Table, with Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone.

For more information visit: www.jccsf.org

Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents MICHAEL ONDAATJE, discussing his latest novel The Cat's Table.

For more information visit: jccsf.org

Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/17/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will meet.

Start: 01/17/2013 7:30 pm
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Friday January 18, 2013
Start: 01/18/2013 5:00 pm

The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club will discuss The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Start: 01/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday January 19, 2013
Sunday January 20, 2013
Start: 01/20/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss Salem's Lot by Stephen King.

Tuesday January 22, 2013
Start: 01/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/22/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss the The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.

Wednesday January 23, 2013
Start: 01/23/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG AT HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor.

Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm

Meet some of the authors featured in West Marin Review IV, the latest collection from the collaborative literary effort driven by Point Reyes Books and their friends in West Marin.

Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday January 24, 2013
Start: 01/24/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/24/2013 7:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss Hold It 'Til It Hurts by T. Geronimo Johnson.

Start: 01/24/2013 7:00 pm

The Belmont Library presents Annie Barrows, author of The Ivy & Bean Series.

Start: 01/24/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/24/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Jared Diamond, discussing his newest book The World Until Yesterday, in conversation with Roy Eisenhardt.

For more information visit: www.cityarts.net

Start: 01/24/2013 7:30 pm
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Friday January 25, 2013
Start: 01/25/2013 12:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Amy Wilentz, author of Farewell Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti.

Start: 01/25/2013 4:30 pm

Everybody's favorite evil feline is coming for a visit! Don't miss  the awesome chance to meet Nick Bruel, sharing the latest hilarious installment in his Bad Kitty series, Bad Kitty School Daze

Unfortunately Nick Bruel had to cancel this event for personal reasons.

Start: 01/25/2013 5:30 pm

The Magical Adventures Book Group (ages 8-10) will discuss The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards.

Start: 01/25/2013 6:00 pm
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Sunday January 27, 2013
Start: 01/27/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America by Russell Shorto.

Start: 01/27/2013 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will discuss Shine by Lauren Myracle.

Start: 01/27/2013 2:00 pm

The SF BUSINESS BOOK CLUB will discuss The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha.

Start: 01/27/2013 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Insignificant Others by Sam McCauley.

Monday January 28, 2013
Start: 01/28/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean.

Start: 01/28/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, author of My Stroke of Insight, in conversation with Thomas Goetz.

For more information visit: www.cityarts.net

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