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We offer free meeting rooms for community use.
Book, movie & music reviews by teens for teens! Because who would know better what Berkeley teenagers might want than other Berkeley teenagers?
Some of the most recent reviews are featured here.
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Teen Staff favorites are collected on our Pinterest board. Check it out and follow us!
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
3rd floor Community Meeting Room
Join us for an all-ages event to celebrate the Central Library's new first floor interior upgrades and improved technology features in The Commons.
All Library locations closed all day in honor of Indigenous People's Day.
Share your art, music and writing creations and contribute to our next Teen Zine! Treats will be served!
Calling all anime fans! Get together with other teens to watch anime and share your favorites. Snacks will be provided and all teens are welcome.
Join us for an hour of crafts in our Teen Room. Make your own buttons with our amazing button maker. Design a shrinky dink and then watch it shrink. Many more craft possibilities await!
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Come challenge your friends to a game on the Wii U, to a board game, a card game or whatever! All teens are welcome, and refreshments will be provided.
Come play board games, puzzles, card games, and the Wii.
All teens welcome! Snacks provided.