Jan 26
11AM
South by Southeast Bike TourBayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library
5075 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
January 26th, 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
Jan 26
10AM
Visitacion Valley Walking TourVisitacion Valley Branch Library
201 Leland Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134
January 26th, 2019 10-11AM
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Join one of our Visitacion Valley History experts in a walking tour of the neighborhood followed by a viewing and docent tour of our piece of the Visitacion Valley map.
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 9
2:30PM
Mapping Our MemoriesRichmond Branch Library
351 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118
February 9th, 2019 2:30-3:30PM
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Our goal is to create a map that reflects patrons’ memories and experiences of San Francisco, with the goal of preserving our individual and collective San Francisco histories in a rapidly changing city.
Feb 9
11AM
Mapping Our MemoriesWestern Addition Branch Library
1550 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
February 9th, 2019 11AM-12PM
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San Francisco is more than just a place—it is a collection of memories and experiences. Come to the library and help create a very special map—a map of our San Francisco memories— and share with our library community what San Francisco means to you.
Feb 12
6:15PM
Genealogy & Family History ClassNorth Beach Branch Library
850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
February 12th, 2019 6:15-7:15PM
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Learn how to conduct genealogical research and find people using billions of records of U.S. census data, vital records, directories, photos and records. You’ll learn how to access and use the Library’s genealogy databases and resources. This class is ideal for students, amateurs and researchers.
Feb 12
6PM
Yes, I Live Here!Excelsior Branch Library
4400 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112
February 12th, 2019 6-7PM
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What do you like about your neighborhood? What would you like to add to it? Come make a map with your own ideas. You’ll have paint, glitter, markers, fabric and more! Tell us your thoughts. Do you like to shop with your family on Mission Street? What do you see when you walk to school? There was an old movie theater on Mission Street, if it were still there, what movies would you like to see? Do you like music? Would you like to listen to it in McLaren Park? How do you like to dance? Can you sing a song of you? Would you like to float a boat in McNab Lake? How does a parade of your neighborhood look? You can add your ideas to an even bigger map and take your picture in front of the whole thing.
Feb 16
11AM
Bayview Stories: Past, Present, FutureBayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library
5075 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
February 16th, 2019 11AM-12PM
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The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project will host a storytelling booth at the Linda Brooks-Burton Branch library. Residents of and community members with a meaningful connection to the Bayview are invited to view the San Francisco city model on display at the library and contribute their oral histories to a collective narrative of the past, present, and future of the neighborhood.
Feb 16
10:30AM
Hidden Waters: A Walking Tour of Mission BayMission Bay Branch Library
960 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158
February 16th, 2019 10:30-11:30AM
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Join San Francisco City Guides volunteer Rob Spoor on a Mission Bay local history presentation, immediately followed by a walking tour of the neighborhood.
Feb 16
3:30PM
Rebuilding Together SFVisitacion Valley Branch Library
201 Leland Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134
February 16th, 2019 3:30-4:30PM
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Bilingual Cantonese- Rebuilding Together San Francisco works to preserve affordable housing and non-profit community facilities throughout the city. House by house, and block by block, we are helping to keep people in their homes, revitalize low income neighborhoods and maintain our city’s diverse character by providing free building repair, modification, clean-up, and renovation work to community members.
Feb 16
11AM
Go West! Over Hill and Dale Bike TourEureka Valley Branch Library
1 Jose Sarria Court, San Francisco, CA 94114
February 16th, 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: High
Feb 23
11AM
Northwestern Loop: From "Inside" to Outside Lands and Back Bike TourMain Branch Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
February 23rd, 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
Mar 1
2:30PM
Freestyle Watercolor PaintingPortola Branch Library
380 Bacon Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
March 1st, 2019 2:30-3:30PM
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Join us for a freestyle watercolor painting event without an instructor. All materials will be provided. All levels of experience welcome. Limited space. Please call (415)355-5660 to register.
Mar 6
7PM
Adult Craft Night: San Francisco Cork Map CoastersNoe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
451 Jersey Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
March 6th, 2019 7-8PM
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Come celebrate our display of the SF Model by making San Francisco Neighborhood cork coasters using recycled maps. All materials are provided. You can sign up by calling 415-355-5707 or asking at the info desk.
Mar 7
4PM
Geocaching 101Richmond Branch Library
351 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118
March 7th, 2019 4-5PM
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Geocaching is an in-real-life (irl) treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices such as a smart phone. Participants navigate to GPS coordinates and attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. See geocaching.com for all the information you need to get started! Learn how to participate in SFPL's treasure hunt at Richmond Branch!