Author Gary Beaudoin will visit the library to discuss his book, The Unbroken Web. Beaudoin and the three generations of Begay weavers--grandmother Mary, mother Lucy, and daughter Ellen--celebrate the spirit of the Southwest in a profoundly personal way. The freshly redesigned work features nineteen exquisite wool textiles crafted by the Begay women, complete with notes about the inspirations and traditions behind the creation of each.
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Children in grades K - 5 may come to read aloud to a friendly dog. Bring a book or choose one here. Parents may call ahead and sign up or drop in for a session at either 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. Dogs provided by TherapyPets.
Come talk about what teen services should look like at South Branch. All teens of middle school and high school age are welcome. Snacks will be served.
Join us for an evening with Berkeley’s own Jewish Music and Poetry Project. The concert includes the world premiere of Berkeley composer William Ludtke’s Op. 155, Three Songs for soprano and cello with poems by Berkeley poet Marcia Falk and the U.S. premiere of Hungarian Lajos Delej’s “Scherzo,” recently rediscovered in the BBC archives. To learn more about the JMPP visit thier website http://jewishmusicandpoetryproject.webs.com/ For more information call 510-981-6280.