Leamos Autoras Femeninas: Club de Lectura En Español (Híbrido)
¡Bienvenides al primer club de lectura en español de la Biblioteca Pública de Berkeley! Cada mes tendremos dos sesiónes; una en persona (el primer viernes de cada mes) y una sesión virtual (el último viernes de cada mes) para conversar sobre narrativa escrita por autoras contemporáneos de habla hispana. Nuestro club estará dirigido a participantes que puedan hablar y leer en español (nivel intermedio alto, avanzado o nativo). Por la temática de las discusiones y los títulos elegidos, este es un club para mayores de 18 años.
Let’s Read Women Authors: Spanish-Language Reading Club
Welcome to the Berkeley Public Library's first Spanish-language reading club! Every month we will have a face-to-face session (the first Friday of each month) and a virtual session (the last Friday) to talk about narratives written by contemporary Spanish-speaking authors. Our club is aimed at participants who can speak and read Spanish (high intermediate, advanced and native level). Due to the theme of the discussions and the titles chosen, this is a club for people over 18 years of age.
Outside @ Urban Adamah
Sunday, July 10
Enjoy an outdoor screening at of the PBS short (55min) documentary, My Garden of a Thousand Bees, at Urban Adamah on Sixth Street. After we learn about one person's journey discovering the dynamic life of bees in his backyard, we will build take-home seed bombs. Recommended for Adults, Teens, and Youth ages 7+.
YWCA Certification & Skill-building Series
In-person lessons on Mondays from 10-11am targeted to those entering the workforce for the first time. Learn a wide range of transferable job skills ranging from cover letters to conflict resolution. Earn a certificate of completion to bolster your resume! This program is geared towards teens but is open to all.
Paper Flower Outdoor Events
at the Peralta Community Garden
Thursday, July 21
Kids @ 4pm: Paper flower making and scavenger hunt
Adults @5:30pm: learn about the Cosmos flower's contribution to pollinators and make one out of crepe paper.
A zine is a handmade, independent, self-published booklet on any number of topics, from personal stories, to fandom, to mini how-to manuals. The library has events for adults and teens. Plus, pick up a zine-making kit at any branch during the months of July (while supplies last).
Children's Author Event
Black & Asian Solidarity Story Time & Activity
Tarea Hall Pittman South
Saturday, July 30
Authors Dr. Mishi Booker and Ko Kim will both read from their latest works followed by a children's activity about affirmations and embracing our identities. Space is limited so please register.
Engineers in Training Series
with the American Society of Civil Engineers
Coming up in early August: Habitot Children's Museum's "Mobile Museum" will be on the North Branch lawn from 10-4 on Tuesday, August 2. A paintable art wall, imagination playground blocks, and a new rocket launcher will be there, along with art and making activities. Timed entry so please register.
MORE EVENTS IN JULY
There are many more library events for Adults, Teens and Kids this month!
Libraries will be closed: Monday, July 4
Libraries open one hour late at 11am: Friday, July 29
Library e-collections are available 24/7
- including books, audiobooks, film, music, newspapers and magazines -
For more event info,
book recommendations and other fun things...