North Branch Hosts What Can Community College Do for You?

August 12, 2016

Contact: Jack Baur
Supervising Librarian
Berkeley Public Library, North Branch

Berkeley Public Library North Branch Hosts
What Can Community College Do for You? A Free Workshop
With Rebecca LaCocque from Peralta Colleges

Berkeley, CA. August 12, 2016 – Making decisions about where to go to college, or even if college is a possibility, can be difficult. Peralta Colleges’ East Bay Career Pathways Consortium Director, Rebecca LaCocque, will lead a free workshop called What Can Community College Do for You? to help teens and adults interested in learning more about community colleges at the North Branch on Saturday, August 27 from 3:00 – 4:00pm.

LaCocque will talk about opportunities for middle school and high school students to take community college courses to earn college credit. She will also discuss community college as a practical option for vocational careers or for the first two years of college instruction.  For questions about the event, please call the North Branch at 510-981-6250.

Peralta Colleges provide vocational and/or academic training in building and construction trades; business and entrepreneurship; healthcare and bioscience; public and human services; digital media and communications; culinary arts; public service and law; engineering, design, and production; information and communication technology; and automotive technology.

This free event is made possible by a generous gift from the Pace Trust, in support of the North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library.
The North Branch Library is located at 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley CA 94707, and is open: Monday, 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm, Thursday 12noon -8:00pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm.

Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: