Events

Join us on first Fridays at 4:00pm to discuss our book of the month, enjoy snacks and make new friends. Each meeeting will last one hour and end promptly at 5:00pm.


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


Baby & Toddler Story Time includes stories, songs, lap-bounces and tickles for babies and toddler 6 mos - 35 mos and their parents.


Join our children's librarians for stories, songs and other activities! A great way to rediscover favorite titles and meet some of the best new books for early listeners, ages 3-7.


monthly drawing group
Whether you draw every day or just want to try something new, come and draw with us once a month on Saturday morning. In February: Join us for "Bones and Beyond: Biomimicry in Science Fiction" with... more

Kids and their adults make animal sounds, jump, experiment with breath and stretch. Learn yoga and mindfulness tips. Siblings welcome!


photo of the Brian Waite band wearing colorful hats; used by permission of Brian Waite Band

Join the band that has rocked its way into the hearts of both kids and parents as they explore funky caves and rockin' planets in search of tasty tunes that will have the whole family dancing and... more


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Come one, come all for an afternoon of crafting! Bring a project and sewing machine, or come for inspiration.


Community Outreach in the Library (COIL) is a Berkeley Public Library program that hosts various community organizations which provide information, referrals and resources to people experiencing... more


Loosen up in the New Year in two movement-based classes—for free.  Designed for adults/seniors, with dance instructor Becca Todd.


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