| College: Teens Wanted
Mission Branch Library Oct 06, 2008
Teens, college needs you, and we can help! The San Francisco Public Library offers a full range of SAT and college preparatory workshops throughout the semester. Check the Teen page at www.sfpl.org for more details, but here are a few highlights in our neighborhood:
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How to Get into College Workshop is Monday, Oct. 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mission Branch Library. This program focuses on making the decisions that will help you get into and go to college after high school graduation. Simply call the library at (415) 355.2800 to enroll in the free workshop. Space is limited to 25 teens, so sign up right away!
SAT en Español classes will be held at Mission Branch Library Nov. 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 6:00 until 8:30 pm. Sign up by calling (415) 355.2800 or at http://successlinktutoring.com/SFPL.
The Mission Branch also offers ongoing computer classes in Spanish for adults on Monday evenings. For a full schedule and to sign up, please call (415) 355.2800 or stop by the branch.
October is full of special programs at the library, and we invite you to stop by to enjoy and learn from these great events. A full calendar of all SFPL events is always online at www.sfpl.org, but listed below are the highlights for Mission Branch this month.
Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. Climate Change (English presentation): The Climate Project will present a new slideshow based on the Academy Award-winning film, "An Inconvenient Truth" to increase public awareness of the climate crisis throughout the US and abroad.
The Climate Project began as non-profit organization with the mission of increasing public awareness of the climate crisis at a grassroots level throughout the US and abroad. A diverse group of thousands of volunteers from every corner of the US have been trained to present a version of the slide show. For more information, visit www.theclimateproject.org. Cosponsored by the Stegner Environmental Center.
Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Climate Change (Spanish presentation)
Oct. 18 at 11 p.m. Day of the Dead Altar Creation: Local artist, Anita DeLucia, will create a Day of the Dead altar at Mission Branch’s Children’s Room. She explains the cultural significance of each element of the altar. Families and children of all ages are invited.
Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare’s classic tale is retold in our Children’s Room. Groups, please call ahead at (415) 355.2800. Families and children of all ages are invited.
The Mission Branch Library is located at t 300 Bartlett Street, on 24th Street between Mission and Valencia.
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