Feb 2
9PM
Night of Ideas: Model City panelMain Branch Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
February 2nd, 2019 9-10PM
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How have planners, architects and others imagined and re-imagined the future San Francisco over the course of the city's history?
Feb 2
3PM
Build It LEGO CityIngleside Branch Library
1298 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
February 2nd, 2019 3-4PM
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Join us for a LEGO building party. Together, we will build a LEGO city inspired by the San Francisco Urban Model. Brick by brick, we will create urban blocks and neighborhoods. Let's Build a City! Get creative building with LEGO. We provide all the pieces you'll need to create vehicles, robots, castles, and more. This is a Making & Creative Arts program from SFPL. Create with us- from clothes to robots to so much more.
Feb 2
2PM
California State String ArtMarina Branch Library
1890 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
February 2nd, 2019 2-3PM
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Make your own California-shaped string art to take home. Children ages 5 & up.
Feb 2
11AM
Northward Including the Historic Shoreline Bike TourPotrero Branch Library
1616 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
February 2nd, 2019 11AM-3PM
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Department of Memory Bicycle Tours: “Take Part” in San Francisco 1938-2019 Led by Shaping San Francisco, all rides visit at least a half dozen branch libraries and their displays of the San Francisco Model. To reach these various parts of the City requires crossing ridges and valleys—sometimes more steep, sometimes less so. Difficulty Level: Moderate
Feb 2
2PM
Western Neighborhood Project on the RichmondRichmond Branch Library
351 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118
February 2nd, 2019 2-3PM
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Neighborhood historian Woody LaBounty will give a presentation on the massive, 3-D scale model of San Francisco created by the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s. Described by someone recently as "a pre-Internet Google Street View," the model depicts every structure standing in the city at the time. Woody will explain the purpose and creation of the model as well highlight the develop.m.ent of the Richmond District using sections of the model on display in the branch.
Feb 2
1PM
Reading the Model at InglesideIngleside Branch Library
1298 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
February 2nd, 2019 1-2PM
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How might a 3-D map change the way you look at where you live? Join us in conversation while taking a bird’s-eye view of your neighborhood. Gather around a segment of the 1938 scale model of San Francisco with fellow residents and special guests, and reflect on the city’s past and explore new possibilities for its future.