Come celebrate Tech Week at Berkeley Public Library! This is your chance to get up and close with facets of our technological world, right here at BPL. This week we will be having tech-related events all across the BPL system, including tech-related film showings, tech storytime, interactive programs, a maker fair, makerspaces, and more. Check out each location, or our event calendar, for details on what each location is having this week.
Events this Week
FixIt Clinic, Saturday March 2nd, 1:00pm – 4:00pm at THP South Branch
Bring your damaged items and our crack team of fixers will teach you how to get them running again!
Teen Soldering Workshop, Tuesday March 5th, 3:30pm – 5:00pm at North Branch
Learn basic electronic skills in a hands-on workshop!
Inventing Tomorrow, Wednesday March 6th, 2:30pm – 4:30pm at Claremont Branch
See a presentation from Cal NERDS and watch an inspiring documentary about teens making a difference with STEM! Pizza provided, while it lasts.
STEM Film: Searching, Wednesday March 6th, 5:30pm – 7:30 pm at Claremont Branch
See the 2018 techno thriller about a father searching for his missing daughter told entirely through his computer!
Author Keith A. Spencer, Wednesday March 6th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at North Branch
Presenting his book A People’s History of SIlicon Valley.
Virtual Reality for All Ages, Thursday March 7th, 5:30pm – 7:00pm at West Branch
Tour the International Space Station and travel to the bottom of the ocean with our Vive VR system.
Cal Rocket Club Program, Friday March 8th, 4:30pm – 5:30pm at West Branch
Showing off their model rockets and teaching teens how to make the ultimate paper airplanes.
Code Your Own Star Wars Game, Friday March 8th, 3:30pm – 5:00pm at Central Children’s
Learn to code with Blockly and control BB-8! Ages 6-10, registration required.
Mini Maker Faire, Saturday March 9th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm in the Central Commons
Meet local tech companies and Bay Area innovators presenting hands-on activities!
Family Film: Big Hero 6, Saturday March 9th, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at North Branch
Bring the whole family for this STEM-y film and enjoy science crafts while you watch!