Central ESL Club

Come practice your English conversation skills in a friendly and relaxed setting. ESL learners of all skill levels are encouraged to attend!

In October we're showing films celebrating Hispanic Heritage. 

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Drop-in and learn how to set up email, use the internet, and more, in a welcoming and supportive environment!

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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

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Join us for a playtime and story time all rolled into one with Mariela from the Bananas early childhood organziation.

Join us for a discussion of the play White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks, currently playing at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Start your school year off right with a back-to-school party!  We'll have some treats and refreshments, games, prizes, and be looking for YOUR input about the next year at the North Branch!

In September, our Teen patrons at the North Branch will be helping develop a list of ideas of fun things that they might want to do after school at the library.  In October we will start doing... more

Join us for an hour of stories and singing with Mr. Michael and Mr. Tim! This program is most suitable for children ages 2-5. Please call 510-981-6280 for more information.