Other events include a Berkeley Improv student showcase, hip-hop collage-making session and tour of a glass-making studio.
Other events include a showing of Miyazaki’s Spirited Away at BAMPFA, Berkeley High reunion and talk by community historian Steve Finacom.
Other events include the opening of ACCI Gallery’s flight-themed group exhibit and an outdoor showing of Puss in Boots.
A youth poet laureate and vice laureate will be chosen in January through a new Berkeley Library program. The city’s second ever adult laureate will be selected in December.
Berkeley’s Central Library is piloting a free lunch program for kids 18 and under. Kids can also eat free in the summer at some schools and community centers.
The city wants to crown a new poet with laurels — and this time the job will come with formal duties and $10,000. You can apply starting July 1.
He began the Summer Reading Program and pushed to desegregate the library’s collection. Humble, humorous and multi-talented, he spent the Korean War interpreting for the U.S. Army in Japan, where he competed in judo at the highest level.
Animal Farm Discount Pet Foods was a mainstay on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for 35 years. Even the owner’s parrot felt it was time to go.
The Berkeley Public Library is hosting game watch parties and a virtual panel examining sportswashing and controversies in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Berkeley Public Library stopped charging late fees for teen and adult books in 2018. Now, residents can check out tools, from ice cream makers to weed whackers, without worrying about overdue fees.
She started the Tool Lending Library, an adult literacy program and was the first library director in California to turn to voters to secure library tax funding.
The Tarea Hall Pittman/South Branch will open for in-person browsing on June 22 and the Claremont branch will open on June 28.