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 June 10th-24th, 6-9pm Open to all skill levels & abilities $20 per 3 hour session alleycatbooksgallery.com/drawing-workshops for more information MAY
In the gallery through May: Beryl Landau “Paintings of San Francisco.” 29 - Friday, 6pm - Chapbook release party of I Went To Sleep Drunk and Woke Up Hungry by Katie Wheeler-Dubin. New Orleans snacks and drinks! Additional readings from Raphael Villet, Ginger Buswell, Spencer Latham, Lindsay Olsen, Sarah Carpenter, Tomas Moniz, Evan Karp, and Joe Loya.
In the gallery through June14th: Jim Burnett.
1 - Monday, 7:00pm - Alley Cat hosts a free board game night on alternate Mondays! Open to the public! 3 - Wednesday, 7:00pm - Flash Fiction Collective with featured readers Ianthe Brautigan, J.M. Tyree, and Grant Faulkner. 5 - Friday, 6:30pm - Feliz Cumpleaños Federico Garcia Lorca! Featuring Francisco X. Alarcon, reading from his new book Cante Hondo, and Raina Leon. Open Mic, paella, and sangria to follow features. Bring your favorite Lorca poem, or read your own tribute! Hosted by Aurelia Lorca 6 - Saturday, 4:00pm - Afternoon poetry reading with Linda Lerner and A.D. Winans. 7 - Sunday, 6:00pm - My Gaze///Yr Gaze queer film night hosted by Irwin Swirnoff. Featuring the film "Mysterious Skin" by Gregg Araki! 8 - Monday, 7:00pm - Literary Foolery Cabaret with featured reader DaveX, Burning Man’s Fire Art’s Safety Manager. 11 - Thursday, 6:30pm - Voz Sin Tinta: Our monthly bilingual poetry reading and open mic curated by Marguerite Munoz. Featured readers TBA. 13 - Saturday, 7:00pm - Artist Reception: Jim Burnett. 14 - Sunday, 4:00pm - Social Theory Club! A meeting of minds. 15 - Monday, 7:00pm - Alley Cat hosts a free board game night on alternate Mondays! Open to the public! 20 - Saturday, 10am-5pm - Novel Writing Weekend Day One! Write, print, and bind a cooperative a novel over the course of one weekend. 21 - Sunday, 10am-9pm - Novel Writing Weekend Day Two! Finish writing, printing, and binding a cooperative novel. Reading of the finished work at 7pm. 25 - Thursday, 6:30pm - Bootstrap Press release party. Featured readers: Tongo Eisen-Martin and Julien Poirier celebrating their new books. 26 - Friday, 7:00pm - Feral Fourth Friday Square Dance! Git on yer spurs and get to stepping! Live Beer live caller live band and no experience necessary! 28 - Sunday, 5:00pm - Any Book Of The Month Club! 29 - Monday, 7:00pm - Alley Cat hosts a free board game night on alternate Mondays! Open to the public!