Movies at Excelsior, Wednesday, February 5, 6:30-8:30 pm

marty movie posterThe movie for February is Marty (1955, 90 mins) with Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti and Augusta Ciolli; directed by Delbert Mann.

A 34-year-old Bronx butcher fears that he will never find love but at a Saturday night dance he meets a lonely schoolteacher with similar fears.

According to Marty was the shortest movie to ever win the Oscar for Best Picture (it also won 3 other Oscars) and the first American movie to win a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Lion Dance at Excelsior Branch on Saturday, January 18, 12:30-1pm

Help Excelsior Branch celebrate Chinese New Year! Come by this Saturday to watch a lion dance and martial arts demonstrations. For all ages!

And just in case you are wondering, the Year of the Snake starts on Friday, January 31!


萬一您想知道: 2014的春節是1月31日!

Library closed on Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking.], 08/28/1963.All San Francisco Public Libraries will be CLOSED Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


Las bibliotecas públicas de San Francisco estarán cerradas el Lunes 20 de enero del 2014 Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

Affordable Care Act and Covered California, Friday, January 17, 2-4pm

Please join us as representatives from Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP) will give a presentation on the Affordable Care Act and Covered California. Find out whether or not it will impact you and what you need to do about it. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

2-3pm Presentation in Cantonese
3-4pm Presentation in English


主題包括MediCal和CoveredCalifornia的概況,申請條件及程序,以及如何選擇保險計劃。講座設有問答環節. 該講座是由舊金山華人保健計畫(CCHP)提供.

下午2時至3時  廣東話講座
下午3時至4時  英文講座

eReader and eBook drop-in, Tuesday, January 14, 7-8:30pm

Did you get a Kindle or an iPad for Christmas? Would you like to download free eBooks and free eAudiobooks to your tablet, smartphone or eReader? Come to our drop-in class and have a librarian show you how.

No registration required.