Sponsored by Chronicle Books and co-presented by AIGA San Francisco chapter

Opening reception for booksXdesign, a week-long exhibition celebrating and showcasing the best in book and cover design from Bay Area publishers. This year’s program presents the best designs from books published between 2010 and mid-2014, as selected by the publishers under the auspices of the San Francisco chapter of AIGA. Exhibit runs October 10-18 at Chronicle Books’ Metreon store, 165 Fourth St., and the lobby of the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St.