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Meets first Tuesdays starting 9/3 at 3:30pm
A fun social gathering for grades 6-12 and a simple way to earn volunteer hours.
Snacking time for you!
Collaborate or lead group projects.
A welcoming place to be yourself.
Teens: write book reviews - get brownies!
That's right - free delicious brownies for book loving teens. Write reviews of your favorite books (or movies or music) for our teen reviews page. Or warn other teens about things that weren't any good. Bring reviews already written or take turns recording a review to be transcribed later. For each review you do you get a free brownie.
Want to know what we mean by a review? Find examples on the teen reviews page.
Spencer Grey's magic shows are high-energy and include audience participation, visual illusions, and original magic. Kids, teens, and adults alike will be amazed! Ages 5 and up.
Matika Wilbur, a photographer/visual storyteller from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples of Washington state, founder of Project 562, and certified K-12 teacher, will talk to kids ages 8 and up on the topic of "The Truth about Stories." Audience members will be led in exploring our own creation stories and our beliefs around them, and then considering indigenous creation stories and how they are used to transfer knowledge and maintain an indigenous world view. Ages 8 and up.
3rd Floor, Community Meeting Room.
You create art, while musicians India Cooke (violin) and Don Robinson (drums) make stories come to life! Artist and educator Lisa DiPrima will be there to guide you with your artistic creation, and will share the lovely Drum Dream Girl, written by Margarita Engle, about a young girl in 1920's Cuba who defied convention to become a female drummer.
Community Outreach in the Library (COIL) is a Berkeley Public Library program that hosts various community organizations which provide information, referrals and resources to people experiencing homelessness. Some of these organizations may also provide services to people who are housed.
The schedule of services is as follows, but please call 510-981-6148 on the event date for confirmation or for more information,
Discover over 100 years of South Asian American activist history on the streets of Berkeley! Community historians Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee bring South Asian American history to life in an engaging talk at the Library. A limited amount of tickets to a future walking tour lead by Ghosh and Chatterjee will be made available after the talk for those that are present.
Saturdays October 12th, November 9th, and December 7th at 1pm
Ever look up at the night sky and wonder what’s all that up there? Have you been following the news about the black hole and the event horizon and would like to understand more about these phenomena and other Astronomy concepts? Join us and get a download on what’s hot in Astronomy via bite-sized presentations by local scientists, grad students, and science hobbyists (citizen scientists). Everyone welcome.