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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Homestretch is a 2014 documentary that follows the lives of three teens experiencing homelessness. Watch the movie and join us for a community discussion following the film. Light refreshments will be served. Appropriate for ages 12 & up.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library.
Join us for our 2nd Family Fun Festival!
10:15 Puppet Company puppet show
11:00 Storytelling with Kirk Waller
12:00 Live Zydeco Dance Music
10:30-12:30 Face Painting with Alana Dill.
Members of the Marin Poetry Center read their works in a summer Traveling Show! Come hear original works from half a dozen poets in a collegial and supportive environment. Sponsored by the Marin Poetry Center, an organization dedicated to the appreciation of poetry.
MK Chavez reads her poems, followed by an interview and discussion. MK Chavez is the author of several chapbooks including Mothermorphosis. Chavez is co-founder/curator of the reading series Lyrics & Dirges at Pegasus Books, curates Uptown Fridays, and is co-director of the Berkeley Poetry Festival. A free chapbook is available at Berkeley Public Library branches. Please pick one up!
For directions or other information please call the Claremont Branch at 510-981-6820. This event is part of a guest poet series held three times a year at the Claremont Branch. Free.
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, meet Bill Fujimoto.
From Caldwell, Idaho to BHS and UCB. 1968 NCAA Gymnastics Team Championships. Mechanical Engineer.
Monterey Market. Advocate for local farmers, artisans, and organic produce. Some would say maverick!
Betty Reid Soskin is a park ranger with the National Park Service, assigned to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home front National Historical Park in Richmond ,California. At age 95 Soskin is the oldest national park ranger in the United States. Join us as she recalls Richmond and the Bay area during World war II
Join us for Yoga in the Library with Instructor Stacey Singleton. Stacey will help you begin the new year with a relaxed mind and body. This program is appropriate for both beginners and those with experience. Stacey will provide a limited number of mats but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have one.
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