Join Professor Emeritus Roddey Reid as he gives a presentation from his book Confronting Political Intimidation and Public Bullying: A Citizen’s Handbook for the Trump Era and Beyond at the Berkeley Public Library North Branch.
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This class is designed for kids (ages 8-12) interested in learning techniques of graphic novel writing. The class will begin with a lesson on choosing color scheme, plot, characters, and developing the storyline for an illustrated tale. Drawing tools and materials will be available for kids to design their own graphic novels. Come enjoy this class in the Central Library 4th floor Story Room.
Please register: call ahead at 510.981.6223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day by learning to make cartoons. Everyone welcome!
Aaron Southerland, from Brooklyn, NY, currently works as a freelance art teacher & cartoonist in the Bay Area! He is the creator of the graphic novels Strawberry Dough & SolForce.
Join us for a look at a new historical map developed by Liam O’Donoghue of the “East Bay Yesterday” podcast. “Long Lost Oakland” features some of the most impressive features of the local landscape that no longer exist – from stunning architecture to bygone infrastructure and even extinct plants and animals. As we live through a moment when we can look around and literally watch the landscape change before our eyes, this map highlights the many transformations Oakland has already experienced.
Saturday April 7th from 2-4pm
Come celebrate National Library Week and explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Meet scientists and representatives from science organizations, try out hands-on activities, and enjoy presentations. Everyone welcome!
Come for a taste of New Orleans jazz when Earl Scheelar and the Zenith Jazz Band return to the Claremont Branch for some levee-stomping music. All ages welcome. Free. Please call for more information: 510-981-6280.
Festival of Eggs
An activity-filled evening for families to learn together through hands-on activities and stories. Drop in anytime during the event!
Everyone is invited to view artist Cheryl Derricotte's art series, historical photos of slavery embedded in glass, as she shares slides of her work and discusses their meaning, her technique and background research. Following her hour presentation there will be a free hands-on collage workshop, limited to 20 participants. Both take place Saturday, March 31, 2018 in the community meeting room. Workshop participation requires confirmed advance registration
Schedule as follows:
2-3 pm — Talk with slides.