Author Patty Enrado shares her debut novel, A Village in the Fields. Enrado reads from her historical novel and discusses the Filipino-American farm workers who sparked the historic Delano Grape Strike in September 1965, which led to the formation of the United Farm Workers union.
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Join us for a lively discussion of Sherman Alexie’s celebrated novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian! Junior is a budding cartoonist living on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington.
6th, 7th, and 8th Graders - Join the Middle School Book Group!
Where can you discover new authors, read and discuss thought provoking books, and eat tasty snacks??? At the Berkeley Public Library, of course! Each year we visit with an author and discuss her or his books. Recent author visits include Mitali Perkins, Gene Yang and a Skype conference with Newbery award-winner, Linda Sue Park! Join us at our October meeting and pick the books we will read this year!
Calling all 4th and 5th graders! Come join us to read and talk about great books, eat snacks, play games, make new friends, discover new authors, and meet an author via Skype.
At our first meeting on October 4, we will be voting on the books that we will be reading for the year. There is nothing to read ahead of time for this meeting!
We meet once a month from 4 - 5 pm on the following Tuesdays at the Central Library, 4th Floor (Children's Room) in the Story Room unless otherwise noted: