Events

Theater Seats

Playreaders does what the name says- we read great plays aloud, changing parts frequently so everyone gets a chance to read. Everyone is welcome.


Super Cinema
Come enjoy critically acclaimed and/or great films on different themes each month, always on Friday afternoons.

HISTORICAL NOTE: During World War II, unions generally did not strike because of the urgency of the war effort.


photo of LEGO bricks; Lego #2 by Antonio is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Build your imagination while creating buildings, vehicles, or worlds of your own design! First friday of the month in the 4th floor, Children's Story Room at the Central Library. Ages 5-13


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Participants will plan events for local teens and may do other projects like giving input on book purchasing, writing for library social media and newsletters, volunteering at library events,... more

Baby & Toddler Story Time includes stories, songs, lap-bounces and tickles for babies and toddlers 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.


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


Book cover with woman and child.

Editors Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman and two interviewees will discuss their experiences creating Solito, Solita, a collection of first-person testimonies, from young Central... more


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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