Thursdays at Readers: Mauro Aprile Zanett & Peter Yamamoto

Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series! Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is curated by […]

Thursdays at Readers: Tamsin Smith & Greg Pond

Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series! Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is curated by […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! Last year was a busy one for Friends: Over 61 book sales, 1,374 volunteers, 52 weekly Thursdays at Readers poetry readings and over $1.7 million dollars of support given to the San Francisco Public Library. Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, community partners and supporters for contributing to a […]

Thursdays at Readers: Lorene Zarou-Zouzounis & John Curl

Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series! Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is curated by […]

Thursdays at Readers Poetry Series: Jennifer Barone & Micah Ballard

Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series! Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is  curated by Friends’ Resident Poet Jack […]

Thursdays at Readers Poetry Series: Heather Bourbeau & James Tracy

Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series! Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is  curated by Friends’ Resident Poet Jack […]

Help us win 25,000!

We’ve entered a submission to Wells Fargo’s “Small Business Contest” for our Readers Bookstore, and the top prize is $25,000! You can vote on our entry by clicking on this link; it only takes a few seconds, we promise. As a book selling operation, Friends has been working toward achieving double-digit growth with an aim […]