Upcoming Library Branch Celebrations!

We had a blast celebrating the success of the Neighborhood Library Campaign  last month, but we’re not done partying! Join us as we continue to celebrate our amazing branch libraries during upcoming anniversary parties and open houses. You can view a complete schedule here.


North BeachNorth Beach One Year Anniversary
Celebrate the beautiful new branch with Friends during this all-day event filled with fun programs and activities for children, teens and adults. The programs will include art & crafts for children, live entertainment and refreshments!

When: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 10 AM – 5 PM
Where: 850 Columbus Avenue

Potrero Branch 57th Annual Artists’ Exhibition
The Potrero Hill Artists’ Exhibition is one of the oldest annual art shows in San Francisco and owes its dedicated library staff who built this meaningful, community-led event. This popular Exhibition is open May 2 – August 02, 2015. Artists who live or work on Potrero Hill participate in this show.

Join us for the Opening Reception on May 2, 6:30 PM – 9 PM!

Potrero Branch Open House
Celebrate another successful Friends fundraising effort to rebuild our city’s branch libraries with this very special Open House. Join us for refreshments, entertainment, and fun activities for all ages.

When: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 2 PM – 4 PM
Where: 1616 20th Street

Merced Branch Open House and Arts & Culture Salon

Celebrate the 4th Anniversary of the Merced Branch with bluegrass style live music, refreshments and a book reading by Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actress and author Shohreh Aghdashloo.

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6 PM – 8 PM
Where: 155 Winston Drive

Fore more information about these events, please contact the Branch Managers. Branch directory here.

Friends is delighted to fund and sponsor anniversaries and open houses to celebrate the successful transformation of all SFPL branch libraries.

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