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01/24/2019 (All day)


Elizabeth Brooks The orphan of Salt Winds
Susan Conley Elsey come home
Marc Fernandez Mala vida
Tessa Hadley Late in the day
Sarah Moss...

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01/17/2019 - 2:00pm


Lyndsay Faye The Paragon Hotel
Sarah Léon Wanderer
Mesha Maren Sugar run
Ethel Rohan The weight of him
Nawal El Saadawi Zein...

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01/09/2019 - 4:30pm


Maureen Aitken The patron saint of lost girls
Tomas Gonzalez The storm
Shirley Barrett The bus on Thursday
Esther Gerritsen Craving
Benjamin Parzybok...

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01/09/2019 - 2:45pm

If you are on the fence about registering for the San Francisco Writers Conference, delay no more! The conference is set for February 16-19 at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero. The speaker list has been posted, the schedule decided, and all is in place to make this the most useful conference ever! 

The conference will be even MORE useful for members o...

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01/03/2019 - 3:00pm

I recently read an informative article entitled “How to Delete Online Accounts You No Longer Need” from the very reliable Consumer Reports. If you are like most people, over the years, you have created online accounts, many of which you no longer use. Recently, I received an email from Flickr notifying me of “Important updates to your Flickr account”. I had completely forgotten I had a Flic...

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01/03/2019 - 10:30am

What is a cult film? A cult film maintains a cult-like following long after its release. Its fans don't mind watching the film multiple times. In fact, they often build a community around their favorite films by transforming screenings into special events. In San Francisco, some cult films like The Sound of Music are featured as sing-alongs at the Castro Theatre, while others like...

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01/02/2019 - 4:00pm


Sara Kersting Duty to warn
Rex Pickett Sideways
Liane Moriarty Nine perfect strangers
Lilliam Rivera The education of Margot Sanchez

Historical Fiction

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12/20/2018 - 12:45pm

This holiday season, an anonymous donor generously offered to match all donations made by December 31, up to $25,000 total.

Our wonderful community came together to help meet the $25,000 matching gift goal!

Your support means the world to us! Thank you for believing in our mission.

Thanks to your generosity, we are excited to offer you an outstanding library collection, classes, activities for writers, exciting author events, the 80th anniversary celebration of th...

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12/27/2018 - 9:30am


Catherine Leroux Madame Victoria

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Anne Cleeland Murder in spite
Keigo Higashino Newcomer

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Stanislaw Lem...

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12/20/2018 - 11:15am


Nuruddin Farah North of dawn
Kim Hooper Cherry blossoms
Jennifer Mathieu Moxie
Laura Purcell The silent companions
Matthew Quick...

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