Best books of 2010

Are you looking for reading recommendations? Here as some lists of best books of the year from The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle and others.

What was your favorite read of the year? Leave a comment and let us know!

The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2010
The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2010
The SF Chronicle's 100 recommended books of the year
The Wall Street Journal's Books Our Critics Loved
Amazon's Best of 2010
The Guardian's Editor's Picks

Happy Reading!


 2010年12月31日(星期五) 圖書館將於下午五時休息。2011年1月1日(星期六) 為"新年假日"全部舊金山市立圖書館休息一天。 圖書館在2011年1月2日(星期天)恢復正常開放時間。


Library closing at 5pm on December 31 and closed on January 1 for New Year's Day

Please note that the Chinatown Branch and all other San Francisco Public Libraries will close at 5pm on Friday, December 31, and will be closed on Saturday, January 1, for New Year's Day. We will resume our regular opening hours on Sunday, January 2.

Happy New Year from all of us!


12月25日(星期六) 為"聖誕假日"全部舊金山市立圖書館休息一天。12月24日(星期五) 圖書館將於下午五時休息。 圖書館在12月26日(星期天)恢復正常開放時間。

Library closing at 5pm on December 24 and closed on December 25 for Christmas

Please note that the Chinatown Branch and all other San Francisco Public Libraries will close at 5pm on Friday, December 24 and will be closed on Saturday, December 25, for Christmas. We will resume our regular opening hours on Sunday December 26.

Happy holidays to all of you!

Free Day at The Contemporary Jewish Museum on Sunday, December 12

Once again this year SFPL library card holders and guests can get free admission to The Contemporary Jewish Museum. Take this opportunity to view the museum's Curious George Saves the Day exhibit and enjoy musical entertainment, storytimes with SFPL librarians and a bookmbile visit!

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is located at 736 Mission St., between 3rd and 4th Streets. Check out the museum's website at

And of course you can always check out the adventures of your favorite mischievous monkey at the library!

12月12日是當代猶太博物館(Contemporary Jewish Museum) 的「圖書館日」

2010年12月12日持有舊金山市立圖書館借書證的人與他們的客人可以免費參觀當代猶太博物館(Contemporary Jewish Museum)。您只需出示圖書證就可以免費進入博物館。博物館的有趣展覽包括好奇小猴喬治 (Curious George Saves the Day)

當天的活動還包括音樂, 兒童圖書館員故事時間與流動圖書館的活動\。

想看更多關於博物館和好奇小猴喬治展覽的資料, 請看博物館的英文網站


可獲得竹製電腦隨身碟 (1 gigabyte)
2010年12月18日(週六) 至2011年1月8日(週六)

* 自2010年12月18日(週六)起, 在華埠圖書館二樓領取冬季閱讀記錄表(reading log)
* 每閱讀五小時, 在閱讀記錄表上登記
* 於2011年1月8日活動截止前, 將閱讀記錄表交回華埠圖書館二樓
* 參加者每閱讀五小時, 其姓名會登錄入抽獎名單上, 中獎者可獲得竹製電腦隨身碟一只. 閱讀時數越多,中獎機會越大

查詢請聯絡華埠圖書館館員Jewel Chen, Tel: (415)355-2888 or

參加者限十二歲至十八歲青少年, 並持有有效舊金山市立圖書館圖書證
本活動由舊金山市立圖書館之友贊助, 完全免費

Teen Winter Reading Contest

Win bamboo computer flash drive (1 gigabyte)
December 18, Saturday, 2010 ~ January 8, Saturday, 2011

* Beginning Saturday, 12/18/2010, visit Chinatown Branch and pick up a reading log
* Fill out one reading log for every five hous that you read
* Returm the logs to Chinatown Branch by Saturday, 1/8/2011
* For every five hours you read your name will be automatically entered into a raffle for a bamboo computer flash drive (1 gigabyte). The more you read, the more chances you have to win.

For information, please contact Jewel Chen at Chinatown Branch, Tel: (415)355-2888 or

You must between the ages of 12 to 18 and have a San Francisco Public Library card to enter. Participation is free and prizes are funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library


十二月十日, 星期五

利用彩色回收紙或金色包裝紙製作別緻的手作花環.備材料. 自備質材較厚的回收紙亦可. 限八歲至十八歲青少年參加. 查詢請洽華埠圖書館青少年組館員Jewel Chen. 電話:(415)355-2888 或email:


Recycled Paper Wreath for Teens

Friday, December 10, 2010
3:30 - 5:30 pm
in the 1st Floor Community Meeting Room

We will use recycled paper or wrapping paper to make a tiny star paper wreath. Materials provided. You can bring your own sturdy recycle paper too. For teens & tweens, ages 8 to 18 years old. For information or to register, please contact Jewel at Chinatown Library. Tel:(415)355-2888 or

All programs at the Library are free. Supported by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library