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Lawyers in the Library @Central

Can you use free legal advice? The Lawyers in the Library (LiL) program at the Central Library is scheduled to take place the 2nd Tuesday of every month, but please call on the event date to confirm at 510-981-6148. Sign up at the 2nd floor Reference Desk, in person only, beginning at 5:00 pm. Names will be drawn by lottery at 6:00 pm No telephone sign-ups. The lawyer consults from 6:00 pm tp 7:30 pm, and sees up to 7 people for about 10-15 minutes each.

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Berkeley READS Adult Literacy Tutor Training

Volunteer as an adult literacy tutor with Berkeley READS Adult & Family Literacy Program

Tutor Orientation: Thursday, June 22, 6:45-8:00pm; See if Berkeley READS is the "right fit" for you.

Tutor Training: Saturday, June 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm; Getting ready and practical tips.

                        Thursday, June 29, 6:45 - 8:00pm; Presentations by tutors and learners.

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Berkeley READS Adult Literacy Tutor Orientation/Training

Volunteer as an adult literacy tutor with Berkeley READS Adult & Family Literacy Program

Tutor Orientation Thursday, June 22, 6:45-8:00pm; See if Berkeley READS is the "right fit" for you.

Tutor Training Saturday, June 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm; Getting ready and practical tips.

Thursday, June 29, 6:45 - 8:00pm; Presentations by tutors and learners.

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Berkeley Stories featuring Fat Dog @North

Berkeley Stories is a monthly series featuring the extraordinary ordinary people all around us.  The people that make Berkeley the unique place it is, and whose hands have touched our lives in sometimes unseen ways.  This month we present... Fat Dog!

Have you wondered about the cloud-covered vehicle and building at the corner of Cedar & Grant? The building is Subway Guitars and the person at the heart of it all is Fat Dog.

Gracious. Philadelphia. Unionist Parents. Berkeley mid-’60s. Subway Guitars 1968. Sonoma. Guitars. Guitars. Guitars. Guitars.

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36th Annual Quilt Show Tour @Central

2nd floor Reference Desk and Historic Lobby

Meet at the 2nd floor Reference Desk for a tour of our 36th Annual Quilt Show.  We've got antiques from the 1880s, and just-completed contemporary abstract works.  There's tremendous variety, history and art in our diverse show, which includes all sizes, from large bed quilts to postcards.  Come hear the stories behind the quilts, and meet some of the quilters and exhibitors.

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Cunamacue Afro-Peruvian Dance and Positive Knowledge Creative Jazz@THP South

Experience Afro- Peruvian Dance with local dance group Cunamacue which combines African diaspora and modern dance aesthetics

2:30-3:30pm.  Also experience creative Jazz with Positive Knowledge featuring Oluyemi Thomas Bass/Clarinet and Ijeoma Thomas Voice/Percussion

4pm-5pm

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DIY Wood Coasters @Claremont

GoGo Crafts is back for a workshop showcasing fun techniques for painting on wood. Create and keep a drink coaster that is perfect for your next summer party or BBQ. All tips, tricks, and materials provided. All are welcome. Free. Call 510-981-6280 for more information. Made possible with a grant from the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library http://www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org/

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