Events

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

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

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

Tuesday January 15, 2013
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

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
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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
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Start: 01/16/2013 7:00 pm

The Elder's Village Book Club will meet.

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
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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 7:00 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 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 7:30 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

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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Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday January 24, 2013
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 7:00 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 7:30 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

Tuesday January 29, 2013
Start: 01/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Wednesday January 30, 2013
Start: 01/30/2013 6:30 pm

Not Your Mother's Book Club presents three fabulous ladies! Lenore Appelhans, author of Level 2, Lissa Price, author of Starters, and Erica Lorraine Scheidt, author of Uses for Boys.

Start: 01/30/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell.

Thursday January 31, 2013
Start: 01/31/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman.

Start: 01/31/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/31/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday February 01, 2013
Start: 02/01/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday February 02, 2013
Start: 02/02/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Sunday February 03, 2013
Start: 02/03/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss Gods and Warriors by Michelle Paver.

Start: 02/03/2013 7:00 pm

The Palo Alto JCC presents Women's Literature vs. Chick Lit  featuring Jane Smiley, author of Pie in the Sky, Ellen Sussman, author of French Lessons, and Meg Waite Clayton, author of The Four Ms. Bradwells.

For more information visit: http://www.paloaltojcc.org/

Due to this event falling on Super Bowl Sunday it will be rescheduled. Check our website for updated details.

Tuesday February 05, 2013
Start: 02/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/05/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72 by Molly Peacock.

Start: 02/05/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Russ Feingold, author of While America Sleeps: A Wake-Up Call for the Post-9/11 Era.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/

Wednesday February 06, 2013
Start: 02/06/2013 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: 02/06/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with Nanette Bradley Deetz.

Start: 02/06/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday February 07, 2013
Start: 02/07/2013 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Friday February 08, 2013
Start: 02/08/2013 12:00 pm
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Start: 02/08/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Dave Barry, author of Insane City.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

Saturday February 09, 2013
Start: 02/09/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss Candide by Voltaire.

Start: 02/09/2013 2:00 pm

Palo Alto presents 2nd Saturday Story Time! Beginning this month every second Saturday each month at 2 PM Palo Alto will hold a themed story time with crafts, projects and snacks. February's theme will be Valentine's Day, join us!

Start: 02/09/2013 3:00 pm

Alameda Storytime presents Oliver Chin, author of the charming illustrated book Year of the Snake, part eight in the annual Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series.

Sunday February 10, 2013
Start: 02/10/2013 1:00 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Start: 02/10/2013 5:15 pm

The MODERN LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Valis by Philip K. Dick.

Start: 02/10/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Earth Abides by George R. Stewart.

Monday February 11, 2013
Start: 02/11/2013 4:00 pm
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Start: 02/11/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOKCLUB will discuss Blood River: The Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Country by Jim Butcher.

Tuesday February 12, 2013
Start: 02/12/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 9-12) will discuss Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors by Brian Hayles.

Start: 02/12/2013 6:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents George J. Veith, author of Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/index.html

Start: 02/12/2013 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss The  Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher.

Start: 02/12/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson.

Start: 02/12/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents former Vice President Al Gore, discussing his newest title The Future, in conversation with Barbara Kingsolver.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Wednesday February 13, 2013
Start: 02/13/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller.

Start: 02/13/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The Innocent Man: Murder and Justice in a Small Town by John Grisham.

Start: 02/13/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Robert Reich, author of Beyond Outrage: What Has Gone Wrong with Our Economy and How to Fix It.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 02/13/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Jamaica Kincaid, author of See Now Then, in conversation with Frances Phillips.

For more informatin visit:http://www.cityarts.net/

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