Author Linda McDonald @Claremont

Linda McDonald, author of The Perfect Deception, reads from her page-turner of pulpit to pew manipulation and mayhem and shares her journey to publication. Her novel was described as "a great read with unspuspecting twists and turns" by Dishan Washington, an Essence Best Selling Author. Linda will take questions and sign books after the event.

Central Library will close early at 5:00pm

Central Library will close early at 5:00pm on Saturday February 6, 2016 to allow for preparations for the 14th Annual Author's Dinner.

Please note there will be limited access on the 2nd floor today.

These areas will be closed all day:

  • Berkeley History Room
  • Historic Refence Room
  • Teen Room
  • Historic Lobby
  • Reading Room

If you need materials from any of these areas, please see a staff member.

  • Internet computers will not be available after 4:50 pm.

The Evolution of African-American Classical Music –Jazz, with Phavia Kujichagulia and Ma’at @Central

The Evolution of African-American Classical Music –Jazz. Come join musician and composer, Phavia Kujichagulia and Ma’at, a host of stellar musicians, for an eclectic journey through African-American music born from African influences, Negro spirituals, traditional blues and U.S. history. February 20, 2 PM - 4 PM, 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room., 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley.