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Berkeley Stories is a quarterly speaker series featuring the extraordinary ordinary people all around us. The people that make Berkeley the unique place it is, and whose hands have touched our lives in sometimes unseen ways.
This is a Spanish book discussion group in Spanish. Cafe Literario will be meeting three times throughout fall 2018 and spring 2019. Please call West Branch 510-981-6270 to learn more about the titles for discussion.
Join us as Virgie reads from her new book "You Have the Right to Remain Fat.” Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it―and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again.
Mrs. Dalloway's Book Store will be on site to sell Ms. Tovar’s books.
Welcome back to the Marin Poetry Center's summer Traveling Show hosted by Meryl Natchez! Join local poets as they read their original works:
Grace Marie Grafton
Rafaella del Bourgo
Known as someone who worried about every little thing, author Jane Anne Staw was one day inspired to think small. Her inspiration led her to learn to pay attention to the unfolding moments of life without the burden of worrying about what might come next.
Join us as Staw shares from Small: The Little We Need for Happiness, her collection of essays and observations, sharing her philosophy of small and the shift she experienced from overwhelm to calm, from isolation to connection, and the world of contentment she found in the most common occurrences.
Featuring queer librarians reading from their works:
Gr Keer, CSU East Bay
Andrew Demcak, Oakland Public Library
Rebekah Eppley, Oakland Public Library
Welcome back to the Marin Poetry Center's summer Traveling Show hosted by Susan Cohen! Join local poets as they read their original works:
Saturday June 16, 2018 at 2:00pm in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room
During the 1940s all-too-few white Californians opposed President Roosevelt's executive order that removed and incarcerated all people of Japanese descent living on the west coast.
Local historian Chuck Wollenberg will discuss a few of those principled Californians in two programs at the Berkeley Public Library— June 9th & 16th.