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February 2019

Angie Thomas in Conversation with MK Asante OFFSITE discussing her new novel On the Come Up, an ode to hip hop.

Date / Time:
February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Angie Thomas in Conversation with MK Asante OFFSITE discussing her new novel On the Come Up, an ode to hip hop. The ticketed event is co-sponsored by Oakland Unified School District Library Services and Mrs. Dalloway’s. Tickets and further information available through Eventbrite. Your $25 purchase includes a ticket and a copy of On the Come Up, available for pickup at the event. Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, On the Come Up, an ode to hip-hop, is the story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you;…

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Maker Lab: Open Lab @Claremont

Date / Time:
February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

A place to drop in and try out: Sewing on a Babylock sewing machine Button-making Drawing on the ProWise whiteboard Experimenting with a Foldscope microscope Needle-felting Sculpting with modeling clay No previous experience necessary! This program is for kids with parents, teens, and adults.

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Guest Poet James Cagney

Date / Time:
February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

James Cagney is a poet from Oakland. He has performed in venues and museums throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. His first book, Black Steel Magnolias In The Hour of Chaos Theory, is available from Oakland's own Nomadic Press. James will read his poems, then sit for an interview; audience discussion will follow the interview. A month before the reading a free chapbook of James Cagney's poems will be available at all BPL branches. James Cagney is the 11th…

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March 2019

Tech Week @BPL

Date / Time:
March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch

March 2, 2019 - 12:00am to March 9, 2019 - 12:00am  Central Library Claremont Branch North Branch Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch West Branch 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,…

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