Book Discussions/Events

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

RISING READERS Third Grade Book Club (Registration required) @Claremont

Join us on first Fridays at 4:00pm to discuss our book of the month, enjoy snacks and make new friends. Each meeting will last one hour and end promptly at 5:00pm. Space is limited, so make your reservation on Eventbrite soon! For more information, contact Michael at (510) 981-6280.

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Pride & Joy by Kathleen Archambeau @Claremont

Join the author, Kathleen Archambeau, for a reading and discussion of her book, Pride & Joy.

Hear about stories of success, happiness and hope from the LGBTQ community around the corner and around the world.

Longtime LGBTQ activist, Kathleen Archambeau is an award-winning nonfiction writer and journalist. She’s been featured on Forbes, Gay and Lesbian Review, SF Bay Times, and Windy City News. Find out more at www.kathleenarchambeau.com

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In Defense of Japanese American Rights Part 2

Saturday June 16, 2018 at 2:00pm in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room

During the 1940s all-too-few white Californians opposed President Roosevelt's executive order that removed and incarcerated all people of Japanese descent living on the west coast. 

Local historian Chuck Wollenberg will discuss a few of those principled Californians in two programs at the Berkeley Public  Library— June 9th & 16th. 

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In Defense of Japanese American Rights Part 1

Saturday June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room

During the 1940s all-too-few white Californians opposed President Roosevelt's executive order that removed and incarcerated all people of Japanese descent living on the west coast. 

Local historian Chuck Wollenberg  will discuss a few of those principled Californians in two programs at the Berkeley Public Library. 

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Berkeley Bowl Cookbook @THP South

Join us Saturday May 19, starting at 2:00 PM, for a book event with author Laura McLively.

Laura will be celebrating the release of her new book, "The Berkeley Bowl Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by the Extraordinary Produce of California's Most Iconic Market".

Enjoy stories of Berkeley Bowl's produce while the author demos recipes from the book.

Cookbooks will be for sale.

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Author Talk: Margret Elson @Central CMR

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

Margret Elson, author of The piano and the couch: music and psyche, will read from and talk about her latest book, which includes actual case studies of performers in crisis with whom Margret worked.  Musician and psychotherapist Elson takes us on an odyssey through the unconscious worlds of her musician clients, revealing their journeys through darkness and surprise, and ultimately into the light. 

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