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.

Export to Calendar: Add this event to your calendar (iCal).

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

Export to Calendar: Add this event to your calendar (iCal).

Author Ryan North @Northbrae Community Church

The North Branch welcomes author Ryan North (Adventure Time Comics, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Romeo and/or Juliet: A Choosable Path Adventure), who joins us at the Northbrae Community Church to show us how to build human civilization from the ground up! His new book How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler is an accessible, readable and FUNNY look at the foundational technologies of our society, and a handy resource for anyone looking to start a civilization from scratch. Don't miss this special STEM event!

Export to Calendar: Add this event to your calendar (iCal).

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

 

Export to Calendar: Add this event to your calendar (iCal).

Pages