Join us for a free screening of The Fault In Our Stars (2014), 126 minutes. This 2014 teen choice award winner for best movie: drama is adapted from the bestselling banned book by John Green.
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The Bay Area offers some of the most captivating nature destinations (and bike rides) anywhere, attracting camping and cycling enthusiasts from all over the world. Berkeley Public Library invites Nick and Lindy of Pedal Inn to share their knowledge and love of bike camping in the Bay Area. Find out what to pack, where to go, and how to eat incredibly well when you get there (without an ice chest!). Test ride one of Pedal Inn’s fully loaded touring bikes, check out the best of bike camping and camp kitchen gear, and get answers to all your bike camping questions.
Celebrate Food Day 2014 at the Berkeley Public Library! Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved food policies. Join us for this lunchtime lecture and discussion with Jessica Prentice.
As part of the Latino-Hispanic Heritage Month series, join Cascada de Flores in this bilingual and participatory program, as they tell their own origin story of traditional music and dance. Children and Adults are invited to sing, dance and play with beautiful traditional Mexican sones while participating in a story that is heartwarming for all.
Mascaritas Puppet Theater, will perform two small plays, "The hungry wolf" based on Little red riding hood and "The selfish giant." This performance is intended for kids of all ages and is the first program in the Latino Hispanic Heritage month series at West Branch.
Come enjoy songs and games in Spanish and English with this singer/songwriter. This program is the second program in the Latino-Hispanic Heritage month series at West Branch.
As part of Latino-Hispanic Heritage month, come enjoy this bilingual, family music program. Michael Govea is a Latin composer and artist. He met a musician and lawyer named Susan Peña more than twenty years ago. Today, the two of them and their daughters Rene and Cecilia form, the band known as La Familia Peña-Govea.
The Central Library is pleased to partner with the Downtown Berkeley Association and local residents and organizations to celebrate National Night Out! Please join us in the courtyard adjacent to the entrance of the Central Library. We’ll have crafts for kids and a special surprise for adults!
National Night Out provides local residents an opportunity to spend time with their neighbors in a celebration of community- we look forward to saying hello!
Mariela share rhythms, stories, songs, instruments, scarves and fun for children aged 1 - 6 years.
Are you having trouble downloading eBooks from the Library. Come to this Question and Answer session and we'll cover the basics of downloading ebooks to your eReader, tablet or smartphone. Be sure to bring your device and any necessary passwords (Amazon and iTunes). If you can't make it, you can always schedule an appointment with an eBook specialist by calling (510)981-6145.