Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Nearly 100 works of art by Camille Pissarro are featured at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco through January 22, 2012.  This exhibition features drawings and paintings of human figures from...
Imagine that your Dad read aloud to you for 3,218 consecutive nights without missing once. Well Alice Ozma’s Dad did just that. They called it “the streak” and it lasted from...
Follow Petey’s instructions for delicious vegan pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes.Then check out Hello, Cupcake by Alan Richardson.
 Have you ever noticed the towers of empty bins behind the circulation desk at your library? Those bins contain each branch's daily delivery of new and popular materials. Check out this...
 Library Journal just released their Best Books of 2011 Lists. Included were their recommendations for the best Street Lit.  Click on the pictures below to find them in the library's...
Our panoramic view! Isn't it dizzying?  
This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth OppelHave you ever wondered what Victor Frankenstein was like as a boy?  What events might have shaped him into the man who decided to explore the dark science of...
From a staff member at the Civic Center Library:  I'm currently listening to Tina Fey's Bossypants and just loving it.  I'm laughing and learning.  She is funny,...
To get in the holiday spirit take your family to see San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.  Tickets are available online at http://ow.ly/5UDvM.

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Maharaja:  the Splendor of India's Royal CourtsAsian Art Museum  ~  through  April 8Explore the life and times of India’s great kings by getting close to the objects...