June Library Happenings
It's that time of year...
Summer Reading for Adults, Teens & Kids
The Summer Reading challenge for all ages kicks off this weekend and we are taking the party to the street!
Join us in front of Central this Saturday (2-4pm) for free ice cream, a chance to win SF Opera tickets, free sign up books, performances by clowns, a musical story time, zumba, crafts with Pollinator Posse and the Museum for Children's Arts (MOCHA) and other fun...
Can't come to the Kick-off Party? You can still sign up for summer reading!
All ages can log 10 hours of reading and be eligible to enter raffles for prizes. You can pick up your free sign up book at any Berkeley Public Library location.
MUSIC at the LIBRARY
Speaking of shutting down the streets...
On Friday, June 24 from 3-6pm Claremont is hosting a three hour live music festival, "Benvenue Beats," out front in the street with performances by Cascada de Flores, Asheba and California Blues Runners.
Author Conrad J. Benedicto, will be at Tarea Hall Pittman South this Saturday at 2pm for a reading from his debut fantasy novel, Musalya's Gift.
After the reading, Benedicto will present a Kulintang performance, playing some of the traditional Filipino music at the heart of the novel.
Tarea Hall Pittman is having a summer jazz concert outside with Saxophonist Oluyemi Thomas on Saturday, June 18 at 1:30pm.
The Library's own Story Time Band is doing a local park tour on Thursdays, rotating park performances around Berkeley all summer long.
FAMILY FUN at the LIBRARY
Thursday, June 9 4pm
@Ashby Community Garden
SPECIAL STORY TIMES
Saturday, June 11, 11am @North
Friday, June 17, 11am @ Central
|(story time with puppets!)|
Saturday, June 25, 10:30am
Check the event calendar for yoga story times, story times at the Saturday Farmer's Market, weekly outdoor story times and musical story time.
MORE EVENTS IN JUNE
There are many more indoor, outdoor and virtual library programs happening.
(a variety for various ages & reading levels)
For more event info,
book recommendations and other fun things...