Library Events Calendar

Saturday, October 12 2019

Time Items
All day
 
10:00 am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Drop-in program.
Come join us for rhymes and songs suitable for newborns to 4-year-olds and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome!
Tea and coffee is available afterwards. Stay and enjoy a warm drink while vising with other families or spending time with your child.

1:00 pm
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you're an avid crafter or just starting out, we invite your to bring your project to the Crossings Branch fireplace on Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 PM for advice, company, and conversation with fellow stitchers in your community.

2:00 pm
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Showtime is 2:30 PM in The Crossings Branch

Popcorn will be served. Films will be presented with closed captioning.
All ages are welcome to attend! Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

3:00 pm
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

In this talk about multilingualism, Juliana Delgado Lopera takes us on her journey arriving in the US as an immigrant girl with a love of language and storytelling, and learning that all English is not created equal. By way of public school and drag clubs, she comes to understand that how we approach language can confine us or free us.  

Juliana Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer, historian, speaker and storyteller based in San Francisco. She’s the author of Quiéreme (Nomadic Press 2017) and ¡Cuéntamelo! (Aunt Lute 2017) an illustrated bilingual collection of oral histories by LGBT Latinx immigrants which won a 2018 Lambda Literary Award and a 2018 Independent Publisher Book Award.  She's received fellowships from Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts, Lambda Literary Foundation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Headlands Center for The Arts and The SF Grotto. She's received two individual artist grant from the SF Arts Commission and was the recipient of the 2016 Jeanne Córdova Words Scholarship. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in Eleven Eleven, Foglifter, Four Way Review, Broadly, TimeOut Mag to name a few. She’s the former executive director of RADAR Productions  a queer literary non-profit in San Francisco. Her debut novel Fiebre Tropical, which won the 2014 Jackson Literary Award, will be out Spring 2020 from The Feminist Press. 

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The Crossings Branch
 
Main Branch