The Mission Branch of the San Francisco Public Library on Friday will open the library's first "teaching garden" on sustainable urban food growing.
The project was developed in response to Mayor Gavin Newsom's initiatives on healthy food awareness and his promoting the possibility of growing food on unused city land, according to the library. Read More
The Burlingame Public Library has come a long way in the hundred years since it opened as a 20-square-foot room at the former City Hall building.
It’s now a full information center with computers, meeting places and classes for residents.
To commemorate the library’s century of service in the community, city and library officials held a celebration Sunday, exactly 100 years after it opened Oct. 18, 1909. Read More
The well-worn Main Library will close its doors this winter, but only for four months so $700,000 in improvements can be made.
Officials say any inconvenience will be worth the wait.
The Main Library, at 840 W. Orange Ave., was built more than 40 years ago. It’s popular, according to Cisca Hansen, president of the library board.
“Our patrons enjoy the library tremendously,” she said. “We’re trying to do some freshening up for them.” Read More