Events

Saturday August 24, 2013
Sunday August 25, 2013
Start: 08/25/2013 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will discuss Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.

Start: 08/25/2013 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin.

Monday August 26, 2013
Start: 08/26/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss Don't Get Too Comfortable by David Rakoff.

Tuesday August 27, 2013
Start: 08/27/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter.

Start: 08/27/2013 7:00 pm
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Wednesday August 28, 2013
Start: 08/28/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG@HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss September Girls by Bennett Madison.

Start: 08/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 08/28/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin.

Thursday August 29, 2013
Start: 08/29/2013 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: 08/29/2013 7:00 pm

The Palo Alto Library Summer Reading Program 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: 08/29/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel.

Start: 08/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday August 30, 2013
Start: 08/30/2013 5:00 pm

The Magical Tales of Adventurous Children Book Club (ages 8-10) will meet.

Saturday August 31, 2013
Start: 08/31/2013 4:00 pm
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Tuesday September 03, 2013
Start: 09/03/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss The Innocents by Francesca Segal.

Start: 09/03/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents comedian Patton Oswalt, author of Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, in conversation with Paul Lancour.

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

Wednesday September 04, 2013
Start: 09/04/2013 7:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco by Suzanna Clarke.

Start: 09/04/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday September 05, 2013
Start: 09/05/2013 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: 09/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday September 06, 2013
Start: 09/06/2013 6:30 pm

Books Inc. and Havens Elementary School proudly present Annemarie O'Brien, celebrating the launch of Lara's Gift, an engrossing novel set in 1910s Russia, following one young girl's quest to overcome obstacles, both mystical and visible, to become the heir to her father's prestigious borzoi dog breeding Kennel.

Start: 09/06/2013 7:00 pm

Founding partner of the SF Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Diplomat of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and assistant clinical professor at UC Berkeley, Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. shares a universal, transdianostic approach to coping with anxiety, panic, and fear with Anxiety & Avoidance.

Start: 09/06/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday September 07, 2013
Start: 09/07/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schawlbe.

Sunday September 08, 2013
Start: 09/08/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard.

Start: 09/08/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss Bad Unicorn by Platte F. Clark.

Start: 09/08/2013 3:00 pm
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Start: 09/08/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Graceling by Kristin Cashore.

Monday September 09, 2013
Start: 09/09/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/09/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss Grayson by Lynne Cox.

Tuesday September 10, 2013
Start: 09/10/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.

Start: 09/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/10/2013 7:00 pm

The MISS JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB will discuss selections from The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry edited by Jonathan & Jessica Wordsworth.

Start: 09/10/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss the anthology TRSF: Twelve Visions of the Future of Computing, Biotechnolgy, Energy, and More from the editors of Technology Review.

 

Start: 09/10/2013 7:00 pm

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

Wednesday September 11, 2013
Start: 09/11/2013 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: 09/11/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson.

Start: 09/11/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will meet.

Thursday September 12, 2013
Start: 09/12/2013 10:30 am

Picture book power couple Erin and Philip Stead are joining us for story time! With A Sick Day for Amos McGee awarded the Caldecott Medal, you can expect nothing but greatness as Erin shares the beautifully illustrated If You Want to See a Whale, and Philip shares the charming Hello, My Name is Ruby.

Start: 09/12/2013 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: 09/12/2013 6:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents George Schultz, author of Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future.

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

Start: 09/12/2013 7:00 pm

Books Inc. presents an in-conversation showcasing two brilliant literary debuts packed with comical psychology, clouded memories, and the quest to uncover the truth--no matter how insane it may be--with Kevin Allardice, author of Any Resemblance to Actual Persons, and Jesse Michaels, author of Whispering Bodies.

Start: 09/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/12/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss the 2013 One City One Book selection Little Brother by Cory Doctorow.

Start: 09/12/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents artist Marina Abramovic, in conversation with Lawrence Rinder.

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

Start: 09/12/2013 7:30 pm
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Saturday September 14, 2013
Start: 09/14/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez.

Start: 09/14/2013 11:30 am

The NAME OF THIS BOOK CLUB IS SECRET will hold it's first meeting.  Join us for snacks and meet the fantastic moderator, Berkeley's very own children's book specialist, Melanie! With reading choices ranging in the 'all that is awesome' category, this book club will be packed full of entertaining reads for your 8-11 year old. Join us!

 

Start: 09/14/2013 3:00 pm
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Sunday September 15, 2013
Start: 09/15/2013 1:00 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss Binny for Short by Hilary McKay.

Start: 09/15/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.

Monday September 16, 2013
Start: 09/16/2013 11:00 am

The JCCSF presents Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz, author of This Is How You Lose Her.

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

Start: 09/16/2013 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss the 2013 One City One Book selection Little Brother by Cory Doctorow.

Tuesday September 17, 2013
Start: 09/17/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Peter C. Doherty, author of Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know.

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

Start: 09/17/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOK CLUB will discuss Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table by Ruth Reichl.

Start: 09/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/17/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Moghul Buffet by Cheryl Benard.

Wednesday September 18, 2013
Start: 09/18/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Mount Olive by Lawrence Durrell.

Start: 09/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday September 19, 2013
Start: 09/19/2013 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: 09/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 09/19/2013 7:30 pm
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Friday September 20, 2013
Start: 09/20/2013 5:00 pm

Books Inc. Alameda proudly presents Educator Appreciation Night! Join us for a discussion on the topic Exploring the Anti-Bully Generation. Featuring Malamud Ozer & editors of A Student Guide to Health: Volumes 3-5, Ashanti Branch, Executive Driector of the Forever Forward Foundation, and Gene Kahane & Dexter Moore, educators at Alameda's Encinal High School.We're also excited to extend your 15% Educator's Discount to include everything you buy this evening!

Start: 09/20/2013 5:00 pm

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

Start: 09/20/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday September 21, 2013
Sunday September 22, 2013
Monday September 23, 2013
Start: 09/23/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Dara Horn, author of A Guide for the Perplexed, in conversation with Elizabeth Rosner.

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

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