Carolina de Robertis is the author of six novels, including Cantoras, winner of a Stonewall Book Award and a Reading Women Award, and a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award; it was also selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her work has been translated into seventeen languages and she has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and numerous other honors. The President and the Frog is her newest book.
This virtual event is a partnership with San Francisco Public Library and San Mateo County Libraries.
Ever wonder what the scientists at Cal are up to? Now is your chance to find out during a thrilling series of short lectures on cutting-edge research directly from Berkeley grad students and postdocs. With new speakers each month, come learn about interesting discoveries and science related issues that affect your everyday lives.
Learn basic skills needed to plan a fun, comfortable, and safe bike camping trip, whether it is an overnight stay at one of our many great local parks or a week plus long expedition. Learn what to pack, where to go, and what to do when you’re there!
Using diatonic button accordions, fiddles, guitar, harmonica, banjo, and a limberjack, Bayou Seco focuses on keeping valuable traditions alive. They will get us singing in Spanish, French, English, and Navajo, and dancing up a storm.
Cunamacue is an Afro-Peruvian dance company dedicated to promoting Afro-Peruvian culture through its music and dance. In our Family Dance Class you will learn to dance the Festejo as well as learn about instruments that are unique to Afro-Peruvian music.
Consumer Reports is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. In addition to thousands of product ratings and reviews of appliances, electronics and more, you will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts.
Access with your library card includes Consumer Reports' Cars Best Deals Plus® to assist consumers looking for reliable information on new and used cars and Consumer Reports Online Health, a trusted and unbiased source of information designed to help consumers navigate the health care labyrinth.
From auto repair shops to doctors to plumbers to vets, Checkbook helps you find the best local services—and avoid the worst. Staff research prices and provide consumer advice and users also write reviews and provide ratings based on their real-life experiences. Consumers' Checkbook never takes money from the reviewed companies so you can rely on the site to be independent and objective.
Reminder to all students in grades 3-12 and teaching staff - through a partnership between the Library and the District, you can access Berkeley Public Library OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks. All you need is your berkeley.net email account info!
All Library Locations will be closed on Monday, September 6. Enjoy your Labor Day!