Events

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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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

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

Start: 11/06/2013 7:00 pm
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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
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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

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

Start: 11/07/2013 7:00 pm
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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

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

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/

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
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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

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

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

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

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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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.

Sunday November 17, 2013
Start: 11/17/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron.

Start: 11/17/2013 5:00 pm
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Start: 11/17/2013 5:00 pm

The NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan.

Monday November 18, 2013
Start: 11/18/2013 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill.

Tuesday November 19, 2013
Start: 11/19/2013 8:00 am

Cobb's Comedy Club presents Karl Welzein, aka Captain Karl, aka @DadBoner on Twitter, and author of Power Moves: Livin' the American Dream, USA Style.

For more information visit:  http://cobbscomedyclub.com/

Start: 11/19/2013 6:00 pm
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Start: 11/19/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura.

Start: 11/19/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOK CLUB will discuss The Juice: Vinous Veritas by Jay Mc Inerney.

Start: 11/19/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Mary Roach, discussing her latest title Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, in conversation with Jon Mooallem, author of Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America.

 

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

Wednesday November 20, 2013
Start: 11/20/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG@HEART BOOK CLUB will hold their meeting at Rigolo Cafe this month to discuss Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell.

Start: 11/20/2013 7:30 pm

We're sorry, but the Mary Oliver event has been cancelled.

 

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

Thursday November 21, 2013
Start: 11/21/2013 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: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Peace of Mind: Becoming Fully Present by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Start: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 11/21/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Ruth R. Wisse, sharing her latest title, No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.

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

Friday November 22, 2013
Start: 11/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday November 23, 2013
Start: 11/23/2013 2:00 pm

As if you needed an excuse to come back to the Belmont Public Library… but how could you miss local author, Elisa Kleven, as she reads from her new book Glasswings? And of course, Books Inc. will be there in case you want, nay, NEED to buy a million Elisa Kleven books.

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

Sunday November 24, 2013
Start: 11/24/2013 2:00 pm

The CLOSER LOOK BOOK CLUB will discuss When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.

Start: 11/24/2013 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will discuss Fracture by Megan Miranda.

Start: 11/24/2013 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Dirty White Boy: Tales of Soho by Clayton Littlewood.

Monday November 25, 2013
Start: 11/25/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Academy Award-winning actress and director, Anjelica Huston, sharing her memoir A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York, in conversation with Steven Winn.

 

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

Tuesday November 26, 2013
Start: 11/26/2013 12:00 pm
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Start: 11/26/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler.

Start: 11/26/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss Billy Budd by Herman Melville.

Wednesday November 27, 2013
Thursday November 28, 2013
Start: 11/28/2013 12:01 am
End: 11/28/2013 11:59 pm
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Friday November 29, 2013
Saturday November 30, 2013
Start: 11/30/2013 9:00 am
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