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Baila Baila Band 

April 28, 2017 - 10:30am @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch
April 29, 2017 - 10:15am @ West Branch
Come dance and have fun at this family musical event! Ages 0-6 ...learn more

My Words My Music 

April 29, 2017 - 3:00pm @ Central (Community Meeting Room)
Audiences and artists collaborate to create a unique spoken word piece performed as a grand finale....learn more

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Check our calendar for special events throughout the library, and pick up a free comic book!


Downloads & Streaming

Access ebooks, audiobooks, stream music and read magazines. Download (or stream), listen or read on your computer, ereader, smart phone or tablet.


Overdrive For Kids

Read or listen to children's books. Check out up to 7 at a time from our expanded collection.


National Geographi Virtual Library

Read National Geographic magazines online from 1888 to today.

Flipster Magazines

Get instant access to awesome kids' magazines like Ranger Rick, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Ladybug and more.

elibrary for Kids

Online information, library-approved!

Find newspaper and magazine articles, online encyclopedias and more for your research. Access information anytime!



Discover & Go
Spend the day gliding through an art museum, learning more about science, observing animals or playing pinball on a vintage pinball machine! Discover & Go provides Berkeley Public Library card holders (adult and senior cards only) access to free passes to amazing venues throughout the Bay Area.