Vegan Chef and cookbook author Hannah Kaminsky discusses her latest mouthwatering cookbook, Sweet Vegan Treats. There will be a cooking demonstration, book signing and goodies to eat, too. Read more about Hannah at http://www.bittersweetblog.com.
Find What You're Looking For
The Poetry Circle at the Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library features you and what you like. Come with a favorite poem — or find one here! If you write poetry, share your own, too. We will be taking turns in a reading circle. Listeners welcome.
Jenny Odell, author of How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy, will be at Central Library on Saturday January 18, at 2 PM. This author event is in celebration of New Year, New You. This event will bring readers together for community conversation, exchange of ideas, and new perspective building for the beginning of the New Year.
This event will feature book sales provided by Pegasus Books.
Robert Liu-Trujillo is an author and illustrator. He was born in Oakland, California and raised all across the Bay Area. As a visual artist, father, and a husband he employs the use of illustration, public art, and storytelling to tell tales. These tales manifest in a variety of forms and they reflect his cultural background; dreams; political and personal beliefs.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss a shared text chosen by the group! No registration is required.
On February 19th we'll be reading Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country.
Giving voice to forgotten victims of the Nazis, a presentation: Stumbling Stone with East Bay authors Rudi Raab and Julie Freestone and music by Rebecca Rust, cello and Friedrich Edelmann, bassoon.
Rudi Raab, a retired Berkeley police officer, and Julie Freestone, a former Bay Area newspaper reporter, will share the mystery of one German who resisted the Nazis and paid dearly for his rebellion. Rebecca Rust and Friedrich Edelmann will showcase music by Jewish composers who fled the Nazis.
~Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library~
Join us on a Tuesday evening to discuss a shared text chosen by readers in North Berkeley!
Library staff can help you request copies of the book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, through our catalog. The e-book is also available for request from Overdrive/ Libby.
Do you have an eReader, a tablet, or want to read books on your phone? Did you know you can check out electronic editions of library books for free? Bring the device that you want to read on to this event and staff will show you how to use it to download books and other materials from the Library website.
This event occurs on the following dates and times at the Central Library:
Saturday, 1/11, 1-3 PM
Tuesday, 1/14, 5-7 PM
Tuesday, 1/21, 2-4 PM
What book rocked your world(view)?
Join StoryCenter and the library in a 30 minute interview and photography session to share your story about a given book on social justice, social change, inspired lives, activism and courageous acts of conscious. Tell how your chosen book changed the way you think, believe, and take action.