Welcome! If you're looking for a lot of books and a pleasant place to peruse them, seek no further. Alley Cat Books opened on 24th Street in the heart of the Mission in 2011, and has since supplied a book-hungry neighborhood with new, used, and remaindered books--in English and Spanish! To read more about our store, click here!
¡Bienvenidos! Si usted está buscando buenos libros y un lugar agradable para leer. . . . Aquí lo tiene. La librería Alley Cat abrió sobre la Calle 24 en el corazón de la Misión en 2011. Nos encanta este barrio elegante y artística, y trabajamos duro para proporcionar una gran variedad de libros para nuestros vecinos. Haga clic aquí para más información.
Coming Up at Alley Cat:
Alley Cat Drawing Workshop with Molly Hankwitz Wednesday nights starting Jan 14th, 6-9pm Open to all skill levels & abilities $20 per 3 hour session alleycatbooksgallery.com/drawing-workshops for more information February 27 - Friday, 7:30pm - Feral Fourth Friday Urban Square Dance! 28 - Saturday, 7pm -He's Not Heavy He's My Brother artist's reception.
March In the Gallery from March 1st-31st Julia Kay's Portrait Party 4 - Wednesday, 6pm - The last meeting of our first round of drawing workshops with Molly Hankowitz. Find out more here. 5 - Thursday, 7pm - The Flash Fiction Collective with featured readers Diane Cook and Michelle Richmond. 8 - Sunday, 3pm - A portrait party is an event where artists get together to make portraits of each other, in a spirit of fun and discovery. Meet and exchange portraits with other local artists. Experienced and burgeoning artists of all ages, styles, and skill levels welcome. Bring your own preferred art supplies; plain paper and pencils will be available. Hosted by Julia Kay's Portrait Party. 9 - Monday, 7pm - Alley Cat Game Night: BYO games and beer. 11 - Wednesday, 6pm - Alley Cat Writers in residence Amy Berkowitz, Howard Williams, and James Fleming present excerpts from their projects. 12- Thursday, 6:30pm - Voz Sin Tinta: Our monthly bilingual poetry reading curated by Marguerite Munoz 15 - Sunday, 4pm - Social Theory Club: This month there will be a discussion of Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen.” 20 - Saturday, 7pm - Release party for Jill Tomasetti’s book of poetry "Primavera" with additional readings from poets Maia Ipp, Tanya Holtland, and Hailey Higdon. 23 - Monday, 7pm - Alley Cat Game Night: BYO games and beer. 25 - Wednesday, 6pm - The first meeting of our second round of drawing workshops with Molly Hankowitz. Find out more here. 28 - Saturday, 4pm - Pencil & Paper: Telling Stories in a War Zone. Can a story save you? A multi-media encounter with the tragic and heroic stories of the lost boys and girls of South Sudan 29 - Sunday, 2pm - Meet some of the many members of Julia Kay's Portrait Party, from local Bay Area artists to those who have traveled from overseas. Enjoy live music and wine, and the opportunity to learn more about this extraordinary community of portrait artists. 29 - Sunday, 5pm - Any Book of the Month Club!