Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Congressman John Lewis @North

Please join us for a special event in the King Middle School Theater (1781 Rose St., Berkeley, CA 94703) as Civil Rights Movement champion Congressman John Lewis (D GA-5) shares insights from the second installment of his three-part graphic autobiography, March. March chronicles Lewis' lifelong struggle -- from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington to the halls of Congress -- for civil rights and justice. 

Comics and Censorship

Teen Librarian Jack Baur talks on how censorship has shaped the comic book/graphic novel landscape.  This lecture will cover everything from the early days of moral panic around comics, to the devestating effects of the Comics Code Authority in the 1950's, to current attempts to ban or removie graphic novels around the country!

Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild: Stories from the Heart of Filipino Americans @Central CMR

Book talk and story readings by the authors of a new anthology by The Filipino American National Historical Society, East Bay Chapter: Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild: Stories from the Heart of Filipino Americans.

This free event will take place on Saturday, October 11, at the Berkeley Public Library, Central Branch, 2090 Kittredge St. Berkeley, in the Community Meeting Room 3rd Floor.

For more information contact 510-981-6150

 

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