Book Discussions/Events

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

Box Brown - Tetris @Central CMR

It's Addictive!

Join us for a fascinating look at Tetris, which has been called the most addictive game in the world. In his new graphic novel, Box Brown, author of Andre the Giant, untangles the game’s complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art, culture, and commerce. And probably in your life, too. Look up from your device for a minute!
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Author Cecile Pineda, Reading and Discussion @Central.

Author Cecile Pineda reads from her forthcoming book, Three Tides: Writing at the Edge of Being, and shares 40 years of the writing life, the breakthroughs, the discouragements, and the daily practice. She will be introduced by Professor Marcial Gonzalez, UC Berkeley Dept. of English and author of Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form: Race, Class, and Reification. Reading is followed by a robust discussion with the audience and book signings.

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Banned Books Week Celebration @THP South

Celebrate Banned Books Week with wizarding fun for the whole family. We will show a movie based on one of the most banned books of the last decade (can you guess what it is?) while you have snacks, make crafts and celebrate intellectual freedom. Suitable for adults, teens & children comfortable with PG rated films. For more information call the branch at (510) 981-6260. 

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