Monday, January 12, 2009

Crafty Teen: Transform Your Tee!

Feeling a little chilly in this SF weather?

Got an old T-shirt?

Bring it in and we'll learn how to transform your tee into an awesome pair of ARM WARMERS!
(Discovered in the book, Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-shirt by Megan Nicolay.)

If you can't bear to cut your own tee up, no worries. Materials will be provided.

For ages 12-18. But if you're younger and want to participate, hopefully you'll at least have some experience with needle and thread because this does require some basic sewing skills (ex. how not to poke yourself with pins).

Ortega Branch Library
3223 Ortega St.
(at 39th Ave., right next to A.P. Giannini)
San Francisco, CA 94122

Date & Time:
January 18, 2009, Sunday
2:00PM - 3:30PM

Registration is required. If you have questions please contact Dorcas at (415) 355-5700 or

See you there!

Friday, January 09, 2009

Knit Happens!

Teen Knitting and Crochet Club

If you’re between 12 and 18 and want to learn to knit, crochet or just want to hang out and knit or crochet with other teens, join us! The library will provide supplies to practice on but bring your own yarn and needles or hooks to start your own unique project. We generally meet the third Saturday of each month. Although this program is aimed at teens primarily, we also welcome knitters & crocheters from 9-99, both experienced and new, to join us!

Dates for January/February/March 2009 are:

Saturday, January 17

Saturday, February 21

Saturday, March 21

2–4 p.m.

Fisher Children’s Center, Main Library, 2nd Floor

100 Larkin St. (at Grove)

Questions? Call or e-mail Betsy Levine, Teen Librarian at (415) 557-4497 or

Thursday, January 08, 2009


Theme: "Cool It! Green Teen Summer Read"
Deadline: Tuesday February 10, 2009 at 6p.m.
Design an illustration for the Teen Summer Read Program 2009 and win:
$100 plus your art all over the city!
  • Get a Registration form at
  • The design theme is "Cool It! Green Teen Summer Read," relating to environmental awareness and reading.
  • Original drawings, photos, computer designs (eps file high res pdf preferred, colors must be cmyk) accepted.
  • 8.5" by 11" dimensions preferred.
  • Submit artwork and reg form by mail to Office of Children and Youth Services, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.
  • Or hand in to any San Francisco Public Library. Questions: call 415-557-4268 or email
  • For artists aged 12-18.