Cornerstones: STEM @ Berkeley Public Library

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Cornerstones: STEM at Berkeley Public Library is a partnership between Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley Public Library Foundation, and Cornerstones of Science. Cornerstones of Science is a national organization that provides libraries with the tools and support they need to engage people in experiential learning, reawakening a sense of wonder about the natural and physical world.

Cornerstones: STEM @ Berkeley Public Library is made possible in part by the support of the Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation and the Berkeley Public Library Foundation. Additional funding for programs is provided by Friends of Berkeley Public Library.

STEM Events

Every month, learn about cutting-edge research happening at UC Berkeley, directly from the scientists themselves.

Join the Berkeley Public Library and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on Thursday, February 20st at the Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch to learn about the wonders of engineering!


Human minds love to discover patterns, to find intuitive explanations, and, most of all, to be certain. Yet our world is complicated and filled with randomness.


Every month, learn about cutting-edge research happening at UC Berkeley, directly from the scientists themselves.

Have you ever been curious about backyard beekeeping? Come learn all about it from Master Beekeeper Sung Lee.


Earthcapades "Planetary Circus" is the perfect way to learn about Ecology, Earth Science and Conservation, all while having fun!