First Monday Movies at Excelsior, October 1, 6:30-8:30

The movie for October is A Free Soul (1930, 93 mins) with Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore and Clark Gable; directed by Clarence Brown.

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Lionel Barrymore won the Oscar for Best Actor, Norma Shearer was nominated for Best Actress but lost out to Marie Dressler (Min and Bill).

Searching the Internet Class, Tuesday, October 2, 7-8:30pm

There is still space available in the Searching the Internet class on October 2, so sign up to learn how to search the Internet and how to use the library website and catalog. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required.

This class is part 2 of a three-part computer class series. Part 3 will take place on Tuesday, November 6, 7-8:30pm. Students will learn how to set up an Email account and basic Email functions. You don't need to take all three classes to participate.

Attendance is limited to 10 people. Please contact Excelsior Branch to sign up.

Library Card Design Contest for All Ages! September 4 through October 5

The San Francisco Public Library wants YOU to design the newest batch of library cards! Artists of all ages can submit their designs online at or get a paper submission form at a San Francisco Public Library.

Five winning designs will be featured on new San Francisco library cards issued in 2013. This is your change to put your art in everybody's wallet!

Be Red Cross Ready - Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Cantonese, English and Spanish in September

Do you know what to do in an earthquake? How will you reconnect with your family following a major disaster? Do you have the right items in your disaster kit? Every single person in the Bay Area needs to ensure they are personally prepared for disaster. Only in this way will all of us in the community be able to ensure the safety of our families and assist our neighbors.

Cantonese: Saturday, September 22, 3:30pm
English: Tuesday, September 25, 6:30pm
Spanish: Wednesday, September 26, 6:30pm

粵語: 2012年9月22日(星期六), 下午3點半
英語: 2012年9月25日(星期二), 下午6點半
西班牙語: 2012年26日(星期三), 下午6點半

Cómo Preparse para Afrontar los Desastres
Cantonés, Sábado, 22 de septiembre de 3:30
Inglés, Martes, 25 de septiembre, 6:30
Español, Miércoles, 26 de septiembre, 6:30