Book Discussions/Events

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


We are giving away FREE comics for all ages from 1-4 while supplies last! And while you're browsing comics watch a bit of Garfield: The Movie or Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties. Or make some buttons out of recycled comics. All ages are welcome for the free comic book giveaway and comic-themed fun for the whole family! 

The Legacy: Berkeley Poets & Writers on War and Peace @Central CMR

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

Celebrating 50 years of free community concerts, the Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra will perform Benjamin Britten's War Requiem on June 3, 4 and 5.  Visit for more information.

The library presents a series of four lectures featuring three experts on WWI, Britten's life and music and Owen's poetry; the fourth session will introduce you to local poets writing about war and the search for peace.