San Francisco Public Library

06 Jan 2020

Did You Know the Library Lets You Stream 30,000+ Free Movies?

This is so damn cool. Kanopy is an on-demand video platform that allows users to experience a curated collection of more than 30,000 of the world’s best films. All you need is a library card! I wrote about Kanopy when it first launched in 2016 but my buddy Sayre reminded

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16 Oct 2017

SF Public Library Now Lets You Stream 30,000 Free Movies at Home

This is incredibly cool. Effective today, the San Francisco Public Library has launched Kanopy, an on-demand video platform that allows users to experience a curated collection of more than 30,000 of the world’s best films. All you need is a library card! This comes on the heels of LA and NYC

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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24 Jul 2017

A Hella Moody Guide to Touring San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! Some days suck and you also happen to have them off work. Binge watching Netflix is always a valid option, but if your legs are feeling as restless as your soul try

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23 Sep 2011

47th Annual Big Book Sale

At last year’s ABBS (Annual Big Book Sale, put on by the San Francisco Public Library), I was able snag a copy of Henry Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer,” whose scarlet cover and infamously graphic sex scenes both warranted me countless raised eyebrows on the bus. It’s a great book. But

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08 Jun 2010

FREE Family Passes to SF Attractions

Finally, a compelling reason to have children. SF Kids‘ “Check Out San Francisco” program allows San Francisco families to get FREE passes to a long list of museums, aquariums, zoos, and a bunch of other places I didn’t even know were here. Like the Haas-Lilienthal House (what surly teenager wouldn’t

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22 Jan 2010

Hey Poets: Win $50 and Get Published

Have you always thought of yourself as a poet but never told your friends because you thought they’d call you a pussy?  I hope not, because that would be pretty tragic.  But whether you fall into the category or not, I’m here to tell you that you could actually get

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24 Sep 2009

WTF! People Still Read Books?

Here is a FREE event for all of you Literati Gangsters out there. And it happens monthly. So feel free to sport your Literati colors and do this, well, every month. Babble-On Thursday marks the monthly Babble-On literary reading at Dog Eared Books in San Francisco, where you might hear

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23 Sep 2009

The Public Library: Perks and Pitfalls

I love me an overstuffed bookshelf but let’s face it, books are pricey (especially new ones) and storage space lacking.  So, the library it is.  Don’t get me wrong, I really love the library: its musty smell, its quiet’”it’s a core-of-society kind of place’”plus remember what a rite of passage

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