Excelsior Closed for Columbus Day - Monday, 10/13th

All San Francisco Public Library facilities, including the Excelsior Branch, will be closed for Columbus Day on Monday, October 13th. We will be open again Tuesday, October 14th, at 10:00 a.m.

Read for the Record - October 2nd

Jumpstart's Read for the Record is a national campaign to raise awareness about the importance of early literacy readiness by creating the largest shared reading experience in history! Come to the Excelsior Branch for this storytime for children of all ages and listen to a reading of Corduroy, collect stickers, bookmarks and a certificate for your participation.

Thursday, October 2nd - 11 a.m.

Homework Help - Starting October 1st!

Do you need help with your homework? Students kindergarten-7th grade can drop in to the Excelsior Branch for one-on-one help. No registration needed. Homework Help is offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Se habla espaƱol. Chinese-English speaking tutors available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Starts October 1st
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 4-6:00 p.m.

Prom Night - Teen Movie Day - October 1st

Having survived a horrible tragedy, Donna hoped that her senior prom would be the best night of her life. Surrounded by good friends, she should be safe from the horrors of her past, but when the night turns from magic to chaos there is only one man who could be responsible. Can Donna and her friends find a way to escape?

Check out Prom Night on the big screen at the Excelsior Library. Refreshments provided, or bring your own! For more information, call Marla at (415) 355-2868.

Wednesday, October 1st, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Teen Movie Day is the first Wednesday of every month.

Flying Angels Chinese Dance - September 27th

The Flying Angels Chinese Dance Company of San Francisco specializes in dynamic “mini-shows” featuring traditional Chinese dances, such as the Ribbon Dance. With dancers aged 2 and up, the Flying Angels Company will be sure to please children of all ages.
Saturday, September 27th @ 11:00 a.m.

Tamim Ansary - Wednesday, September 24th

The Excelsior Branch Arts & Culture Salon is pleased to host Tamim Ansary, in a reading and discussion of his memoir, West of Kabul, East of New York. This memoir, subtitled "An Afghan American Story," is the One City, One Book selection for San Francisco in 2008. In West of Kabul, we travel at Ansary’s side, as he gives us rare access to Afghan culture—from the time of “old Afghanistan,” through Soviet rule, and later the Taliban.
Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00 p.m.
Book sales by Red Hill Books

Homework Help - Volunteer Opportunity @ Excelsior

You can be a Homework Hero! Adults and teens can volunteer to help students, Kindergarten through 6th grade, with their homework. Earn Community Service hours. Homework Help will be available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 415-355-2868 and ask to speak with a children's librarian.

Homework Help begins October 1st - 4pm-6pm

Bend, Fold & Mutilate a Wallet for Teens - September 10th

This workshop will show you how to create your own personalized wallet using manga, maps or other decorative paper. All materials provided. Open to ages 12-18. For more information, call Marla at (415) 355-2868.

Wednesday, September 10th - 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Welcome to the Excelsior Branch Library Blog!

Thank you for visiting the Excelsior Branch Blog. There’s a lot going on at the Excelsior Branch and our blog lets you see what’s happening with a quick glance. Here you will find listings for all our regularly scheduled programs, including children’s story times, the chess club, computer classes, First Monday Movies and the Excelsior Branch Arts & Culture Salon.

We hope our blog will help you find what you are looking for and also let you know about new programs and services that we offer at the Excelsior Branch Library. Bookmark this site and visit us often.
Elizabeth Thacker-Estrada
Excelsior Branch Manager