Calling all kids! January is Secret Code and Cipher Month! Join us on Friday afternoons at the Central Children's Room (4th Floor) at 4:00 for an introduction to the code of the week. Make your own set of decoder tools to keep; then encode and decipher messages. Or visit the library any time during the week to make and try out the code of the week on your own. Leave a coded message in the BPL Secret Message Book!
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The Berkeley Public Library is excited to host author Jeff Chang for a discussion of his new book Who We Be: The Colorization of America.
Jeff's first book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, garnered many honors, including the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award. He also edited the book, Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop.
December 15th is the deadline to enroll in Covered California and have your health insurance active January 1st. Agents from American Health Advocates will visit the Library to help you choose and enroll in a health insurance plan under Covered California. AHA will be providing enrollment on a first come, first served basis in the Electronic Classrom today from 11 am to 4 pm. Enrollment should take about 15 minutes. Please bring photo ID along with proof of residence and income.
The Ecology Center has decided to cancel this week's North Berkeley Farmers' Market due to the likelihood of high winds. Look for the Library on Wheels to return to the North Berkeley Farmer's Market in 2015!