| Attention Shophomores
By Sharon Dezurick Sep 14, 2008
Mission Branch celebrates Hispanic Heritage month on Saturday, September 13, 2–4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and the popular youth band Futuro Picante will play. Futuro Picante’s 14 young musicians are part of Mission Cultural Center’s Latin Jazz Band program. They were a big hit when they played at our open house in May.
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Attention Teens, especially freshman and sophomores. Could college be in your future? The How to Get into College Workshop takes place Monday, Oct. 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The state colleges and the University of California require specific courses for entry. Your chances to get in improve if you start to meet the requirements as a freshman. On line signups begin September 6 for this workshop. This program is limited to 25 students, so sign up as soon as possible.
Online signup for the Spanish four part SAT workshop begin Oct. 3 for the Monday, Nov. 3, 10, 17, and 24 dates 6:00-8:30 p.m. Only 25 students will be accepted (the others will be place on the wait list). Juniors and seniors have priority for the Spanish SAT workshops. For more information talk to Brian Weaver at Mission Branch or sign up at http://successlinktutoring.com/SFPL html.
Mission Branch will host to two Climate Change slideshows in October. Over 1,000 volunteers have been trained to present a slide show based on the film “An Inconvenient Truth.” The English version is on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7:00 p.m. The Spanish version is on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7:00 p.m. Learn more about climate change and how your actions matter.
With school having started, homework help will be available for children in grades K-7 from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. On Friday, Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. Robyn Carter will present a book making class. And so summer reading doesn’t fade, Valerie will be continuing the Friday Art Group for school age kids on the last Friday of each month.. In September Friday Art Friday will be on Sept. 26 from 3-4 p.m.
For the younger set Mission runs the following programs:
• Mondays from 1 – 1:30 p.m. Bilingual Baby Music and Play for infants and crawlers Wednesdays at 10:10 a.m.
• Wednesdays at 10:10 a.m. Preschool Storytimes for children 3 to 5 years.
• Thursdays at 10:10 and 11:00 a.m. Bilingual Spanish/English Toddler Storytimes for children 18 months through 3 years.
These programs are popular and well attended; groups should call 355-2828 and make reservations before attending.
The Mission Branch Library is located at 300 Bartlett Street, on 24th Street between Mission and Valencia. All classes are held on the first floor.
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