Events

Wednesday February 13, 2013
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 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 7:30 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

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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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

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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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 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.

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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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/

 

Wednesday February 27, 2013
Start: 02/27/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG AT HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss The Diviners by Libbra Bray.

Start: 02/27/2013 6:30 pm

The World Affairs Council prsents Max Boot, author of Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present.

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

Start: 02/27/2013 7:00 pm

The Palo Alto Library presents Donia Bijan, author of Maman's Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart In An American Kitchen.

For more information visit: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/lib/default.asp

Start: 02/27/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion.

Start: 02/27/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Dr. Matt Walker of U.C. Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory, in conversation with Amy Standen.

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

Thursday February 28, 2013
Start: 02/28/2013 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: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver.

Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks.

Friday March 01, 2013
Saturday March 02, 2013
Start: 03/02/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick.

Sunday March 03, 2013
Start: 03/03/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey.

Start: 03/03/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Michael Feinstein, author of The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs. This event will feature musical interludes.

For more information visit: jccsf.org

Monday March 04, 2013
Start: 03/04/2013 9:00 am

San Francisco Day School presents Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King, and Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story.

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

Start: 03/04/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/04/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Choose the Life You Want: 101 Ways to Create Your Own Road to Happiness.

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

Tuesday March 05, 2013
Start: 03/05/2013 5:00 pm

The Kiva Foundation presents Bob Harris, author of The International Bank of Bob.

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

Start: 03/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/05/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss The Long-Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin.

Start: 03/05/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Joyce Carol Oates, discussing her latest novel The Accursed, in conversation with Robert Hass.

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

Wednesday March 06, 2013
Start: 03/06/2013 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: 03/06/2013 6:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson.

Start: 03/06/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with Nanette Bradley Deetz.

Thursday March 07, 2013
Start: 03/07/2013 1:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Transition, Disruption, & Innovation with keynote speakers Chris Anderson, author of Makers, Gillian Tett, author of Fool's Gold, Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post-American World, and Laura Tyson of UC Berkeley.

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

Start: 03/07/2013 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).

Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday March 08, 2013
Start: 03/08/2013 8:00 am

The World Affairs Council presents Transition, Disruption, & Innovation with keynote speakers Chris Anderson, author of Makers, Gillian Tett, author of Fool's Gold, Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post-American World, and Laura Tyson of UC Berkeley.

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

Saturday March 09, 2013
Start: 03/09/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.

Sunday March 10, 2013
Start: 03/10/2013 1:00 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff.

Start: 03/10/2013 3:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author Laurie King is coming to the Belmont Library!  Join us to discuss Garment of Shadows, the latest in her hugely popular mystery series, and all other things Mary Russell!

For more information visit:http://www.smcl.org/content/belmont

Start: 03/10/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

Start: 03/10/2013 7:00 pm

The MODERN LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss The Wasp Factory by Iain M. Banks.

Monday March 11, 2013
Start: 03/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/11/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss Tracks by Robyn Davidson.

Tuesday March 12, 2013
Start: 03/12/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

The MISS JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss Paper Town by John Green.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will meet.

Wednesday March 13, 2013
Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss Story of the Night by Colm Toibin.

Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm

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

Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday March 14, 2013
Start: 03/14/2013 9:00 am

The Alameda Free Library presents storytime with Alan Schroeder, author of Baby Flo: Florence Mills Lights Up the Stage.

For more information visit:http://www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Library/

Start: 03/14/2013 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: 03/14/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss The Golden Ass by Apuleius, and translated by PG Walsh.

Start: 03/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday March 15, 2013
Start: 03/15/2013 5:00 pm

The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club will meet.

Start: 03/15/2013 7:00 pm
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