Events

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
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Start: 01/31/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 01/31/2013 7:00 pm

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

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

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/

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.

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
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Start: 02/06/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with Nanette Bradley Deetz.

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 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 7:00 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 7:30 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/

Thursday February 14, 2013
Start: 02/14/2013 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).

Start: 02/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/14/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss Montana 1948 by Larry Watson.

Start: 02/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday February 15, 2013
Start: 02/15/2013 5:00 pm

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

Start: 02/15/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/15/2013 7:00 pm
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Sunday February 17, 2013
Start: 02/17/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey.

Monday February 18, 2013
Tuesday February 19, 2013
Start: 02/19/2013 6:30 pm

The JCCSF presents Deborah Strobin and Ilie Wacs, author of An Uncommon Journey: From Vienna to Shanghai to America: A Brother and Sister Escape to Freedom During World War II.

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

Start: 02/19/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will The Expats by Chris Pavone.

Start: 02/19/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Le Crime by Peter Steiner.

Start: 02/19/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOKCLUB will discuss The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball.

Wednesday February 20, 2013
Start: 02/20/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.

Start: 02/20/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday February 21, 2013
Start: 02/21/2013 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).

Start: 02/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/21/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Deep Relaxation: Coming Home To Your Body by Sister Chan Khong.

Start: 02/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday February 22, 2013
Start: 02/22/2013 5:00 pm

The Magical Adventures Book Group (ages 8-10) will discuss Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck.

Start: 02/22/2013 6:30 pm

The Palo Alto Children's Library proudly presents Gail Carriger, sharing her YA series debut Etiquette & Espionage.

For more information visit: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/topics/projects/facilities/library/chi...

Saturday February 23, 2013
Start: 02/23/2013 12:00 pm

The AAUW of Palo Alto will hold their 4th annual Author's Luncheon featuring Lewis Buzbee, author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookstore, Bo Caldwell, author of From the Distant Land of My Father, C.J. Noonan, author of The House on Harrigan's Hill, and Lalita Tademy, author of Cane River. Proceeds will be donated to Tech Trek scholarships.

For more information visit:  http://www.aauw-paloalto.org/frameset.html

The luncheon will be held at Michaels At Shorline: http://www.michaelsatshoreline.net/

Sunday February 24, 2013
Start: 02/24/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism by James McGregor.

Start: 02/24/2013 2:00 pm

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

Start: 02/24/2013 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Affinity by Sarah Waters.

Monday February 25, 2013
Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Counciil presents Andrew Guzman, author of Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change.

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

Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception by Gaby Robin Fisher & Angelo J. Guglielmo Jr.

Tuesday February 26, 2013
Start: 02/26/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Reverand Cecil Williams and  Janice Mirikitani, authors of Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in a Community Called Glide.

This is a free event, advance reservations are required. For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

 

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