Contact: Dayna Holz or Michele McKenzie
Berkeley Public Library Art & Music Department
Berkeley, January 7, 2014--Join the Art and Music Department of the Berkeley Public Library for the last in a series of listening parties, Mining the Library: Local DJs Dig the Music Collection, on Sunday, January 12, at 2:00 p.m., with DJ Erin Prunchak, host of KALX's Rubberband Girl program. The listening parties bring together Berkeley Public Library's music collection and disc jockeys from Bay Area public and community radio stations. Each DJ will dig through BPL's vast collection of vinyl records and compact discs to uncover musical gems that will expand your appreciation of a range of genres.
Rubberband Girl (a.k.a. Erin Prunchak) brings Music for a Bachelorette’s Pad; setting the mood with a mix of Lounge, Psychedelic, and Space-Age Pop music. Rubberband Girl has developed a local following during her seven years on KALX. Her current show can be heard on Friday mornings, where she makes connections between a wide variety of eras and styles, and loves surprising listeners with the best songs they never heard. More about Rubberband Girl go to her Facebook page. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library
The Central Library is open Monday, noon-8 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event; please call 510-981-6195 (voice) or 510-548-1240 (TTY) at least five working days will help ensure availability, or visit the library’s website Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs.
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2014 Career Development events at The Berkeley Public Library: Develop Your Resume and Cover letter writing skills
Contact: Sierra Gribble
Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley, January 6, 2014— Mark your calendars! The Berkeley Public Library hosts a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop on Monday January 27, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room of the Central Library, 2090 Kittredge Street.
This free workshop is led by resume expert Marilyn Tullius from Delta Strategies for Marketing. She will address how to handle gaps in employment, focusing the resume for specific jobs, common dilemmas in resume writing; as well as answer individual questions. Attendees should bring copies of their current resume and cover letter for review and advice in a small group discussion setting.
The dates for the Resume and Cover Letter Workshop are: January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28, Tuesday May 27, (due to May 26th being Memorial Day) and June 23, 2014.
The Library also has a large collection of books and media about career options, the job search, writing resumes and cover letters and more. Explore the Library’s online resources from your home computer including: Job Scout. Career Cruising, Learn a Testand several more. Practice taking a sample exam on Civil Service Real Estate or CBEST. A valid library card is required to check out items and to access the online job resources.
The Central Library is open Monday, noon-8 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. For questions, please call 510-981-6195(voice) or 510-548-1240 (TTY) or visit the library’s website:www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs.
To request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability.