Book Discussions/Events

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

Author talk with Kimberly Dark

Join us as author KImberly Dark reads from her latest book- The Daddies. Using hybrid narrative, magical realism and pop-culture, Dark tells a story about love and grief-how it hurts to change even when change is needed. Kimberly Dark is a writer, professor and raconteur working to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life one clever essay, poem and story at a time.

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Books to Big Screen @Claremont

Read the book and join us at the Claremont Branch for a screening of the movie it inspired!  Space is limited, so make your reservation on Eventbrite soon. For more information, contact Michael at (510) 981-6280. Ages 9 -11 only.

What to read:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone written by J.K. Rowling

What we will watch:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone directed by Chris Columbus

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Berkeley Stories: Wavy Gravy @North - Registration Required

Berkeley Stories is a quarterly speaker series featuring the extraordinary ordinary people all around us. These are the people that make Berkeley the unique place it is and who have touched our lives in so many ways!

 

Best known for Woodstock, Wavy Gravy is a Berkeley icon, flower geezer, poet, activist, retired ice cream flavor, philanthropist, and clown.

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Books to Big Screen @Claremont

Read the book and join us at the Claremont Branch for a screening of the movie it inspired!  Space is limited, so make your reservation on Eventbrite soon. For more information, contact Michael at (510) 981-6280. Ages 9 and 11.

What to read:
The Tale of Despereux written by Kate DiCamillo

What we will watch:
The Tale of Despereux directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen

 

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