It’s the middle of May already!? Where has the month gone? Don’t worry, though, as there’s still plenty for you to do at the Glen Park Branch Library including events for youth and families, tweens and teens, and grown-ups! Don’t forget, all San Francisco Public Library programs are free thanks to support from the Friends of the SFPL and you.
This week we’re offering a couple of extra special guests as part of our Weaving Stories celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage. This Friday from 2:00-4:00pm, you’re invited to learn about Filipino Weaving with Rachel Lozada. The Ilocano traditional weaving workshop is designed to give basic knowledge of its socio-cultural and historical significance to the Filipino American community.
Participants will get to know some of its most iconic design patterns, symbolism and relevance behind them and try their hands on several types of small looms. Open to all ages, no weaving experience required.
On Saturday, youth 6 and older and their families will have a chance to meet Sabrina and Eunice Moyle as they read from one or two of their children’s books and live draw pictures inspired by the books.
Listen as they discuss their childhood growing up in Asia and the impact their AAPI heritage has had on their creative process, and messages of positivity, resilience and inclusion.
If you can’t make it into the library this week, we still have plenty to keep you entertained throughout the month including our monthly Tween Graphic Novel Club. Our May title is Displacement by Kiku Hughes.
We’ll have copies on hold at Glen Park, or find the ebook on Axis 360 or Libby. Storytimesat the library are a wonderful way to learn new ways to fostersocial engagement and literacy in youth while having a ball. Throw on your pajamas and bring your stuffed animal for our brand new Pajama Storytime Wednesday, May 24th at 7pm or ourToddler Storytimes every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.
Scratch your crafty itch with a knitting circle Tuesday the 25thfrom 1-2:30, a Ruth Asawa Inspired Sculptural Wire Craft for all ages Thursday, May 25th from 4pm, or our new Watercolor and Associates social drop–in painting Friday the 26th from 1-5pm.
Honestly, we have too many offerings to comfortably fit in a single update, including a monthly movie club for adults, Saturday engagement activities for youth, writing clubs fortweens and teens, and so much more. Stop by the library to pick up a monthly listing of events and some movies, music, or books or just visit our events page to see what you might be missing.
Are we missing an event or program you’d love to see at the library? Let us know!