The Library Collection:
The library, located on the ground floor of the UICC, contains more than 3,000 titles on a number of subjects regarding Ireland and Irish America:
Archaelogy, Architecture, Art, Biography, Cooking, Crafts, Genealogy, History(Ancient and Modern), Immigration, Literature (novels, poetry, plays and short stories), Music (including music scores), Mythology and Folklore, Religion, Sports, and Travel.
The library also has books written in the Irish language.
The Friends of the Patrick J. Dowling library:
The Friends of the Patrick J. Dowling library was set up to support the goals and mission of the library by sponsoring fund raisers, cultural & literary events, & classes, and by coordinating publicity. SUPPORT THIS WONDERFUL LIBRARY BY JOINING THE FRIENDS OF THE PATRICK J. DOWLING LIBRARY TODAY As a member, you will receive: special invitations to events and classes, no cost or reduced cost of admission to some events, and 5% reduction in price at book sales.
SUNDAY AUGUST 21, 2016 @ 3:00 PM
UNITED IRISH CULTURAL CENTER
2700-45th Avenue, San Francisco
Join us for an afternoon of conversation and reflections on the life of one of the great heroes of the 1916 Rising by Diarmuid Philpott and Alan Lewis, song by Erin Thompson, readings by Josephine Coffey, Donagh McKeown & Valerie McGrew and a video presentation
And celebrate the launch of Dying for Ireland: The Last Days of Roger Casement by San Francisco writer Alan Lewis. Mr. Lewis, the grandson of an Irish Jew, has been researching Casement’s life for more than a decade in hopes of bringing this remarkable story to American audiences. He will give a short reading and will be available for sales and signing. www.amazon.com/author/alan_lewis
SPONSORED BY THE PATRICK J. DOWLING LIBRARY LOCATED AT THE UNITED IRISH CULTURAL CENTER.
ALL WELCOME – DONATIONS TO SUPPORT THE MISSION OF OUR WONDERFUL ALL IRISH LIBRARY ARE ALWAYS APPRECIATED
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 1:30 to 4:30 pm.*
2700 45th Avenue San Francisco 94116 (Library entrance near Wawona St.)
It is advised to call or email the library before coming to confirm hours.
Phone: (415) 661-2798. Contact Us.