Library Programs 

Library Programs and Events 

Come visit the Library and enjoy an array of activities! 

 

Botanical Art Exhibit

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Impressed Botanicals: Nature Prints of the Bay Area by Latifat Titilayo Apatira

In 2018, Apatira fell in love with nature printing, a process that combines art, history, and plants. Through the creative process, she takes the opportunity to learn about her subjects: their common and scientific names, their unique physical characteristics, and ethnobotanical uses.

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Special Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary Art Exhibit

 
Towards The Beach, December Afternoon by

From Sand Dunes to Forest: Canopy Trees of Golden Gate Park

 

From Sand Dunes to Forest is a unique exhibit that celebrates and honors the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park, specifically through art related to the trees that transformed the wild stretch of blowing sand that was “the Outside Lands” to the parkland we know today. 

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Story Time & Family Garden Walk

 

1st and 3rd Sunday every month

10:30am 

Looking for a fun, free and easy-to-coordinate activity? Join us in our cozy children's book nook for lively readings of nature-themed stories.

 

Afterward, families can enjoy a special docent-led family Garden walk that brings the stories to life. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

 

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SFPL Bookmobile at the Garden

 

Select Mondays

12:30-2:30pm

Next Session: 

TBD 

 

The SFPL Bookmobile's craft of the month is a kokedama workshop! Learn to create and care for a beautiful moss garden during a stop in at the Bookmobile

Note: Meet at the Bookmobile parked outside the Garden's Main Gate. Free program. 

Ask a Master Gardener

 

Wednesdays 

10:30am - 2pm

Wonder why a plant is not thriving? Have a pest problem?

 

We've partnered with the UCCE Master Gardener Program of San Mateo & San Francisco Counties to bring you this FREE service to help with your own garden. Stop by the Garden's Library of Horticulture on Wednesdays from 10:30am-2pm and ask us your questions!

 

Please do not bring any plant sample, photos only. 

ADDRESS & CONTACT

1199 9th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122

Email: info@sfbg.org

Phone: (415) 661-1316

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.