Merced Branch Library - April 2017 - Programs for Adults

April 2017

Programs for Adults:

Santa Fe Voices: Poems of New Mexico – Saturday, April 1 at 2:00 P.M.
In observance of National Poetry Month, Charles Sullivan, author and editor of America in Poetry and other volumes, reads and discusses selections of poems from his book, Santa Fe Voices: Poems of New Mexico. An "Easterner," Sullivan wrote the poems during visits to "The Land of Enchantment," where he spoke with its people and listened to and imagined their stories.

Merced Branch Library Book Club – Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 P.M.
Join us for a lively discussion of Helen Simonson's novel, The Summer Before the War. The Merced Library Book Club meets bimonthly, and new members are always welcome. For more information, contact library staff at (415) 355-2825.

*Jubilee Immigration Advocates – Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 P.M.
Jubilee Immigration Advocates is a nonprofit organization that provides a mix of pro bono and affordable legal representation on a wide range of immigration matters. At this presentation, an attorney will discuss several topics including the basics of how you immigrate and get legal status, immigrant legal rights regardless of status, and how to protect yourself and your family, including your children, if you are undocumented. A question-and-answer session will follow. *This program is supported by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Knitting Circle – Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00 P.M.
All levels of knitters, please join us with your knit projects and spread the inspiration! Practice supplies provided, but bring your own if you have a special project in mind. For ages 13 and up.

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape – Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 P.M.
After his father's death, Gilbert (Johnny Depp) has to care for his mentally-disabled brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio in his first Oscar-nominated role), and his morbidly obese mother (Darlene Cates). These circumstances are suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. 1993, 118 minutes, PG-13. This movie is being shown in observance of National Autism Awareness Month.

Book-A-Librarian: Learn Basic Computer Skills
Choose a topic - searching library databases, setting up an email account, or surfing the Internet. Basic mouse and typing skills required. Sign up in-person or call to make a one hour one-on-one appointment.


Merced Branch, San Francisco Public Library 155 Winston Drive (at 19th Avenue), San Francisco, CA 94132(415) 355-2825,

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