Bonnie Lockhart

Tuesday, August 4

10:30 a.m.

Songs and music games for the young and old.

Children of all ages.

Boswick the Clown

Saturday, August 1
2 p.m.

Enjoy the antics of Boswick The Clown, a former Ringling Brother's Circus Clown. The show is a fun way to introduce youngsters to the joy of reading. There will be magic and juggling packaged in comedy.

For children of all ages.

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs: A docent lecture

Saturday, July 25

3 p.m.

This lecture complements the glorious exhibition of more than 130 great treasures from the ancient Egyptian tombs of King Tutankhamun, his royal predecessors, his family, and officials of the court, including four wonderful discoveries from his tomb that have been
added for the San Francisco venue.

The exhibition at the de Young Museum will be held from June 27, 2009 through March 28,2010.

Fantastic Trash:Recycle, Reuse, Recreate

Friday, July 24

3 p.m.

Please join us for a craft class using found objects and recycled items. Younger kids will fashion hats from grocery bags, while older kids create recycled sculptures made from objects brought or scavenged from home.

For children of all ages.

Please sign up for this program with the librarian or call 355-2858. Class size limited to 20 kids.

A green stacks program.

Insect Discovery Lab! Hands on bugs!

Insect Discovery Lab

Friday, July 17

4 p.m.

Specialists will be bringing live insects for kids to observe and have hands-on time with. For ages 5 and up. This is a green stacks program.

Film Screening : Grizzly Road

Grizzly Road: The Last Days of the California Grizzly

Saturday, July 11 at 3:00pm

Director Sabrina Alonso will present her documentary Grizzly Road. An estimated 10,000 California Grizzly Bears once roamed the state. One hundred years ago the last of their kind was reported shot. Grizzly Road explores the circumstances that led to the decimation of these great bears. A question and answer session with Ms. Alonso will follow the screening of the documentary.

Donor Signage Dedication

July 8, 2009
4:00-6:00 PM

We did it! And now it's time to celebrate! Please join Friends of the San Francisco Public Library as they honor the generous donors who helped to furnish and equip the beautiful new Glen Park Branch Library.

Light refreshments and entertainment!

For more information, please contact Marian Chatfield-Taylor at (415) 626-7512 x103 or

Children's Music with Sherri Dobrott

Tuesday, July 7
10:30 am

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays with Sherrie!

For children of all ages.

Library closed for 4th of July

All San Francisco Public Libraries will be closed on Saturday, July 4th for the holiday.

Glen Park will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 10:00am

Happy 4th!