California Library Association PRExcellence Award Winner 2016

South San Francisco Public Library’s promotion “Rad American Women A-Z: The Countdown to Rad,” has been selected as the winner in the “Less than $5 Million: Event or Campaign.” category by theCalifornia Library Association‘s PRExcellence Awards Committee. The  library was chosen based on their creative use of social media and online connecting with other local…

Radical Librarianism

What does “Radical Reference” mean to you? Recently I had the opportunity to explore this question in a Radical Librarianism class at Simmons College taught by Laura Saunders. The discussion revolved around the challenges and obstacles we may face when attempting to serve within a “radical” framework. Myself, along with Brian Flaherty, reference librarian at New England Law,…

Guess who booked February’s programs

Just your local sex librarian, educating the public on love, health, respect and sexual pleasure! It’s a dirty job… The lineup features the one and only, infamous and brilliant Carol Queen Phd., Tara Fields Phd., Robin Rinaldi, and a good ol’ fashioned Love in the Library Month Book Swap Social.

Cult Classic Valentine and Barry Gifford

On Valentine’s Day at 2PM, the South San Francisco Public library is showing a screening of Wild at Heart.                A great V-Day date movie.  As part of Love in the Library month, and in anticipation of Barry Gifford’s Author Talk, taking place Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m.,we are…

The History of Kaiser Permanente in South San Francisco

December 20, 2014 By Editor South San Francisco, CA December 20, 2014  Submitted by Anissa Malady SSF Library   The South San Francisco Library is hosting a series on Health and Wellness and this FREE event will be the first in this series. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM at…