Children's Books, Videos,
Events, and More!
Celebrate Black History Month with some amazing reads
Let's Be Kind
Contribute to our Kindness Wall
at the Central Library on the Fourth Floor
*Add some kind notes and
take what you need*
(we have the stickies and pencils for you)
Bits & Pieces of Rhymes, Songs and More on our
Kids YouTube Channel
An oldie but goodie!
Sing along with Berkeley Public Library: The Wheels on the Bus
Black History Month Stories
w/ Kirk Waller @THPSouth Branch
Saturday, February 19th
Join us for a special story time in celebration of Black History Month featuring Storyteller Kirk Waller. Kirk will share traditional African American stories and songs.
Village Rhythms Drumming @North Branch
Saturday, February 26th
Join us on the lawn at North Branch for African drumming, songs, dancing, and stories with Onye Onyemaechi of Village Rhythms
Story Time @ Grove Street Park
Tuesdays at 10:30am
Near the picnic tables and toddler play area (weather permitting)
Musical Story Time
@ George Florence Park
Thursdays in February at 10:30am
Located at 2121 Tenth St.
Story Time on the Lawn
@ North Branch
Wednesdays at 10:30am
On the lawn next to North Branch
Virtual Children's Story Times
Wednesdays at 10:30am
Masks required at all outdoor events.
Stay updated on events on our website!
Check out the online calendar
for a complete list of upcoming virtual and outdoor events at the Library.
Thanks to all those who joined our recent events!
We love seeing event photos shared on social media :)
Programming is made possible by the generous support of the
Friends of the Berkeley Public Library
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A complete archive of
National Geographic magazine
-- every page of every issue from 1888 to the present day -- along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
You can find these e-resources and more at
In honor of Presidents Day,
all Library Locations will be CLOSED
Monday, February 21st
Berkeley Public Library
2090 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, California 94704