First Monday Movie at Excelsior, December 3, 6:30-8:30pm

The movie for December is The Thin Man (1934, 91 mins) with William Powell and Myrna Loy; directed by W.S. Van Dyke

Nick and Nora Charles, a charming, sophisticated couple, go to New York to enjoy the Christmas holidays and find themselves investigating a murder.

The movie is based on a story by Dashiell Hammett and was filmed in just 12 days for the paltry budget of $231,000. The film became a major box office hit, raking in $1.4 million and getting nominations for both Best Actor and Best Director in the 1934 Academy Awards.

Stay tuned for the 2013 selections of First Monday Movies at Excelsior!

SFPL Librarian Favorite Books of 2012

Are you interested in seeing which books were favorites with San Francisco Public Library librarians this year? Click the link or the picture to find out:

What was your favorite read of 2012? Let us know in the comments! We always like to hear from our readers.

Chair Yoga for Seniors and Adults, Monday, November 19, 1-2pm

Come join us for a chair yoga class!

The class will consist of a combination of chair and standing poses, including breath exercises, and head, neck, shoulder, arm and hand work.

Voting day is November 6! Polls are open 7am-8pm

The Department of Elections encourages all eligible San Franciscans to be a voter!

There are 3 voting methods in San Francisco for the November 6 election:

  • Vote early at City Hall: open every day (8:00 am-5:00 pm weekdays, 10:00 am-4:00 pm weekends, and 7:00 am-8:00 pm Election Day) 
  • Vote by mail: request to vote by mail by October 30 and be sure to return your marked ballot by November 6 at 8:00 pm (mail in time or drop off at any San Francisco polling place on Election Day) 
  • Vote at your polling place: polls are open 7:00 am-8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 6