Book Discussions/Events

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

Ina Coolbrith: Aleta George Book Talk @THP South

Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song Of California's First Poet Laureate Book Talk with Author Aleta George Ina Coolbrith was crowned California's first poet laureate 101 years ago. Her First love was poetry, but she earned a living as Oakland's first librarian where she mentored Jack London and fought gender discrimination in the workplace. Join us for a book talk with author Aleta George who will be reading from her award winning book about California's first poet laureate.


Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the Berkeley Public Library North Branch!  We will be giving away hundreds of free comic books for kids, teens, and adults.  We will also be doing special comic book themed crafts as part of our monthly Makerspace, AND we will have three professional comic book artists drawing personalized sketches of your favorite characters!  There is something for everyone on Free Comic Book Day at the Berkeley Public Library!