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Berkeley Public Library’s Branch Out draws thousands

Soji & the AfroBeat Band perform at the Central Library during April’s Branch Out event. Photo courtesy Berkeley Public Library Soji & the AfroBeat Band perform at the Central Library during April’s Branch Out event. Photo courtesy Berkeley Public Library This April, the Berkeley Public Library marked the completion of its Branch Library Improvement Program with a month-long celebration. […]

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Photo gallery: Berkeley’s brand new West Branch library

Photo: Richard Friedman On Saturday, Berkeley welcomed a new West Branch library at 1125 University Ave. (at San Pablo). Read all about it in our story published last week. And enjoy these superlative photographs by Richard Friedman, taken on opening day. Photo: Richard Friedman Photo: Richard Friedman Photo: Richard Friedman Photo: Richard Friedman Photo: Richard […]

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Berkeley’s West Branch library to re-open in December

Berkeley’s West Branch Library under construction. Photo: Eli Wolfe Berkeley’s West Branch Library under construction. Photo: Eli Wolfe By Eli Wolfe Construction continues at a brisk pace at Berkeley’s West Branch Library, which is scheduled to re-open in December, after the holidays. The completion of the West Branch, which is located at 1125 University Ave. (at San […]