Events

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 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/

Start: 10/22/2013 7:00 pm

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

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

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.

Monday October 28, 2013
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 7:00 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
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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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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/

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

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

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/

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 HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will meet.

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/

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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Monday November 04, 2013
Start: 11/04/2013 6:00 pm

The Marines' Memorial Club presents David Finkel, author of Thank You For Your Service.

 

For more information visit: http://www.marineclub.com/theatre.php 

Start: 11/04/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents August Kleinzhaler, author of The Hotel Oneira: Poems, and Alec Soth, author of Broken Manual, in conversation with Steven Winn.

 

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

Tuesday November 05, 2013
Start: 11/05/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss Doctor Who: Plague of the Cybermen by Justin Richards.

Start: 11/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/05/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss What Maise Knew by Henry James.

Start: 11/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/05/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Doris Kearns Goodwin, discussing The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, in conversation with Roy Eisenhardt.

 

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

Wednesday November 06, 2013
Start: 11/06/2013 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: 11/06/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers presents an evening hosted by Nanette Bradley Deetz and featuring Anthony Pino, sharing A Hidden River, a collection of stories and poems dealing with the themes of humanity’s assault on its environment and on itself, and Vince Storti, recent winner of first prize, medium length poem, Maggie Meyer Memorial Poetry Contest (2011) from Bay Area Poets Coalition, sharing his latest work featured in the anthology the North Coast Review

Start: 11/06/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/06/2013 7:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss The Places in Between by Rory Stewart.

Start: 11/06/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Billy Collins in a solo reading, sharing from his latest collection Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems.

 

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

Thursday November 07, 2013
Start: 11/07/2013 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: 11/07/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Hussain Haqqani, author of Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding.

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

Start: 11/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/07/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Garrison Keillor, sharing his latest title, O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic, and Profound.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/arts-ideas-home

Friday November 08, 2013
Start: 11/08/2013 12:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Jared Diamond, sharing his latest title, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/arts-ideas-home

Saturday November 09, 2013
Start: 11/09/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will meet.

Start: 11/09/2013 2:00 pm

The Belmont Library presents a very special storytime with local author Jennifer Fosberry, author of Isabella, Star of the Story, My Name Is Not Isabella,and Girl on the Go. This event is free and open to the public, and Books Inc. will be there selling copies of all of Ms. Fosberry’s books. Don’t miss it!

 

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

Sunday November 10, 2013
Start: 11/10/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James.

Monday November 11, 2013
Start: 11/11/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan.

Tuesday November 12, 2013
Start: 11/12/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren.

Start: 11/12/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future by John Gerzema & Michael D'Antonio.

Start: 11/12/2013 7:00 pm

The MISS JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB will discuss Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.

Start: 11/12/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents David Folkenflik, author of Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires.

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

Start: 11/12/2013 7:00 pm

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

Wednesday November 13, 2013
Start: 11/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/13/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss In One Person by John Irving.

Start: 11/13/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Lester R. Brown, author of Breaking New Ground: A Personal History.

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

Start: 11/13/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss Gods Without Men by Hari Kunzru.

Start: 11/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday November 14, 2013
Start: 11/14/2013 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: 11/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/14/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward.

Start: 11/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday November 15, 2013
Start: 11/15/2013 4:00 pm
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Saturday November 16, 2013
Start: 11/16/2013 6:30 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will hold their annual end-of-year party, and discuss A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff.

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