Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2am

It is time to "fall back" and set your clocks back one hour on November 3 as daylight savings time comes to an end.

夏時制11月3日(星期天)結束! 請記住在11月4日(星期天) 的早上把家裡的鐘錶撥慢1小時。

No se olvide de ajustar sus relojes una hora atrás el proximo domingo! El horario de verano termina oficialmente a las 2 am el domingo, 3 de noviembre.

First Monday Movie @ Excelsior, November 4, 6:30-8:30pm

The movie for November is Flying Down to Rio (1933, 89 mins) with Fred Astair, Ginger Rogers, Dolores Del Rio, Gene Raymond, Paul Roulien, directed by Thornton Freeland.

This film, containing the first of many Fred Astair - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a troupe of entertainers stranded in Rio. The role of Honey Hale was to be played by Dorothy Jordan, but she dropped out to marry the film's producer, Merian C. Cooper; the role was then given to Ginger Rogers.

Protecting Your Privacy Online, Wednesday, October 30, 7pm

Jacob Hoffman-Andrews who works on security issues as a programmer at Twitter will teach a
hands-on session on how to protect your privacy on the Internet with privacy tools including: encrypted Off-The-Record chat using Pidgin or Adium, and anonymous browsing using the Tor Browser Bundle.

We will be installing and using software, so you will get the most out of it if you can bring a laptop. If you can't bring a laptop, you are welcome to come and listen or find a buddy.

This program is part of our One City One Book: San Francisco Reads program. The One City One Book selection for this year is Little Brother by Cory Doctorow. If you haven't read it yet, pick up a copy after the event on Wednesday!

Bataan Legacy multi-media program on Wednesday, October 26, 3:30-5:30pm

Author and playwright, Cecilia Gaerlan, will present a multi-media program which will combine theatre, film, music, and photographs to depict the stories of World War II in the Philippines and portraying the emotional toll of war. She will also read excerpts from her novel and stage play, In Her Mother’s Image, which is set in the Philippines during World War II.

The highlight of this presentation will be the appearance of Bataan veterans who will speak about their experience during the war.

Library closed on Monday, October 14, for Columbus Day

Please note that the Excelsior Branch and all San Francisco Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on Monday, October 14.

"哥倫布紀念日" 休息一天。

Las bibliotecas públicas de San Francisco estarán cerradas el lunes 14 de octubre de 2013 Día de la Raza.

First Monday Movies @ Excelsior, October 7, 6:30-8:30pm

The movie for October is Animal Crackers (1930, 97 mins) with the Marx Brothers, directed by Victor Heerman.

In typical Marx Brothers fashion, mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable work of art goes missing during a welcome-home party for a famous African explorer.

The movie's line "One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know." was voted as the #53 movie quote by the American Film Institute
(out of 100).