Events

Friday October 04, 2013
Start: 10/04/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/04/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday October 05, 2013
Start: 10/05/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

Sunday October 06, 2013
Start: 10/06/2013 9:30 am

Grace Cathedral Forum presents Richard Rodriguez, author of Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography.

For more information visit: http://www.gracecathedral.org/cathedral-life/the-forum/

Start: 10/06/2013 11:00 am

Mutha Chucka is back, and this time around it's going to be even more fabulous! That's right, stop by her station at the Castro Street Fair for an all-day story time reading extravaganza that will keep you and your little ones entertained, well read, and full of pride.

For details on where Mutha Chucka will be visit: http://www.castrostreetfair.org/index.php

Start: 10/06/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss book one in the Blackwell Series, Loki's Wolves by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr.

Monday October 07, 2013
Start: 10/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/07/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents Richard Dawkins discussing An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist, in conversation with Adam Savage.

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

Tuesday October 08, 2013
Start: 10/08/2013 6:00 pm

Books Inc. Laurel Village presents an evening benefitting the Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association with guest speaker Kevin Smokler, author of Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School.

For more information on the International Dyslexia Association visit: http://www.interdys.org/

Start: 10/08/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss Soul Music: A Novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett.

Start: 10/08/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss Racism Without Racists:Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva.

Start: 10/08/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers: The Story of Success.

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

Start: 10/08/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Chris Matthews, author of Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.

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

Start: 10/08/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/08/2013 7:00 pm

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

Start: 10/08/2013 7:30 pm
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Start: 10/08/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian Christopher Guest, in conversation with Adam Savage.

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

Wednesday October 09, 2013
Start: 10/09/2013 6:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss In the Woods by Tana French.

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

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will meet.

Thursday October 10, 2013
Start: 10/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/10/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will meet.

Start: 10/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/10/2013 7:30 pm
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Friday October 11, 2013
Start: 10/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/11/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents Jhumpa Lahiri, discussing her latest book The Lowland, in conversation with Peter Stein.

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

Saturday October 12, 2013
Start: 10/12/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng.

Start: 10/12/2013 11:30 am

The NAME OF THIS BOOK CLUB IS SECRET will meet.

Start: 10/12/2013 2:00 pm

The Belmont Library presents story time with Marcia Goldman, sharing Lola Goes to Work: A Nine-To-Five Therapy Dog.

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

Sunday October 13, 2013
Start: 10/13/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge.

Monday October 14, 2013
Start: 10/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/14/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will meet.

Tuesday October 15, 2013
Start: 10/15/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss The Case of the Missing Servant:From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall.

Start: 10/15/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOK CLUB will discuss The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Wine by Benjamin Wallace.

Wednesday October 16, 2013
Start: 10/16/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will be meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of this month at Sweet Inspiration to discuss Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor.

Start: 10/16/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/16/2013 7:00 pm

SPEAK presents Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People that Will Change the World.

For more information visit: http://speaksf.org/

Start: 10/16/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents comedian Marc Maron, author of Attempting Normal, in conversation with Adam Savage.

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

Thursday October 17, 2013
Start: 10/17/2013 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: 10/17/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Start: 10/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday October 18, 2013
Start: 10/18/2013 5:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will meet.

Saturday October 19, 2013
Start: 10/19/2013 11:00 am
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Start: 10/19/2013 7:30 pm
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Start: 10/19/2013 8:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Clinton Kelly, co-author of The Chew: What's For Dinner?: 100 Easy Recipes for Every Night of the Week.

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

Sunday October 20, 2013
Start: 10/20/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss The Land of Green Plums by Herta Müller.

Start: 10/20/2013 5:00 pm

The NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig.

Start: 10/20/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will meet.


Monday October 21, 2013
Start: 10/21/2013 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

Start: 10/21/2013 6:30 pm
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Tuesday October 22, 2013
Start: 10/22/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss Burial Rites by Hannah Kent.

Start: 10/22/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Anthony M. Townsend, author of Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia.

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

Wednesday October 23, 2013
Start: 10/23/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG@HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black.

Start: 10/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/23/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/23/2013 7:30 pm
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Thursday October 24, 2013
Start: 10/24/2013 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: 10/24/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/24/2013 7:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will meet.

Friday October 25, 2013
Start: 10/25/2013 5:00 pm

The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club will discuss discuss The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black.

Start: 10/25/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday October 26, 2013
Sunday October 27, 2013
Start: 10/27/2013 2:00 pm

The CLOSER LOOK BOOK CLUB will hold its first meeting and will discuss A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.

Start: 10/27/2013 2:00 pm

The SF BUSINESS BOOK CLUB will discuss How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything by Dov Seidman.

Start: 10/27/2013 2:00 pm

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

Monday October 28, 2013
Start: 10/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/28/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species by Sean Carroll.

Start: 10/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/28/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents Zadie Smith, author of NW, in conversation with Steven Winn.

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

Tuesday October 29, 2013
Start: 10/29/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Alex Prud'homme, author of Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know.

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

Start: 10/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Wednesday October 30, 2013
Start: 10/30/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/30/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/30/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 10/30/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents Jaron Lanier, author of Who Owns the Future?, in conversation with Phil Bronstein.

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

Start: 10/30/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis.

Thursday October 31, 2013
Start: 10/31/2013 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: 10/31/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents actor Hal Holbrook, author of Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain.

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

Start: 10/31/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will meet.

Friday November 01, 2013
Start: 11/01/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday November 02, 2013
Start: 11/02/2013 11:00 am

Oh My Gosh! Story Time presents Disney animator Frans Vischer sharing the second Fuddles the cat adventure, A Very Fuddles Christmas. When Fuddles, the pampered and overly indulged feline, assumes Christmas is just for him he finds himself chased outside in the cold ice and snow and he must make his way back home in time to celebrate the merriest time of year.

Start: 11/02/2013 1:00 pm

Books Inc. in the Marina proudly presents the Northern California chapter of Sisters In Crime Fall Showcase 2013, featuring Juliet Blackwell, Lindsey Crane (Linda Riebal), J.J. Lamb, Ada Madison (Camille Minichino), Terry Shames, and Simon Wood, celebrating their latest spine-tingling, hair-raising, and blood-curdling mysteries and thrillers.

For more information on Sisters In Crime visit: http://www.sincnorcal.org/wp/

Start: 11/02/2013 9:30 pm

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner.

Sunday November 03, 2013
Start: 11/03/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke.

Start: 11/03/2013 3:00 pm
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