Contact: Erica Dean Glenn
Senior Librarian, Central Children’s Room
Berkeley Public Library
Professor and Volcanologist to speak at Family Program about Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
Berkeley, May 7th, 2018—The Berkeley Public Library’s Central Children’s Room is pleased to welcome Dr. Umberto Pappalardo, professor of Archeology at the Istituto Universitario, Naples to the Central Library on Thursday, April 19, at 4:00 pm.
Dr. Pappalardo will discuss the destructive power of Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii, and why people throughout time have been attracted to such a dangerous region. This is a family program open to ages 8 and up, as well as teens and adults. The program will be held in the Community Meeting Room on the 3rd floor of the Central Library.
For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6223.
The Central Library is located at 2090 Kittredge Street, Berkeley CA 94704, and is open: Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm; Monday, 12 noon-8:00 pm; Tuesday 10:00 am-8:00 pm; and Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
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. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.