Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Comics and Censorship

Teen Librarian Jack Baur talks on how censorship has shaped the comic book/graphic novel landscape.  This lecture will cover everything from the early days of moral panic around comics, to the devestating effects of the Comics Code Authority in the 1950's, to current attempts to ban or removie graphic novels around the country!

Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild: Stories from the Heart of Filipino Americans @Central CMR

Book talk and story readings by the authors of a new anthology by The Filipino American National Historical Society, East Bay Chapter: Beyond Lumpia, Pansit and Seven Manangs Wild: Stories from the Heart of Filipino Americans.

This free event will take place on Saturday, October 11, at the Berkeley Public Library, Central Branch, 2090 Kittredge St. Berkeley, in the Community Meeting Room 3rd Floor.

For more information contact 510-981-6150

 

No Place Like It: Memoir Readings and Book Launch from the Memoir Writing Workshop@Central CMR

Participants in the Berkeley Public Library Memoir Writing Workshop celebrate this second anthology with readings from their true stories about finding home in beauty salons, cemeteries, campgrounds, and other unusual places.

This free event will be held at the Berkeley Public Library, Central Branch, 2090 Kittredge St., 3rd floor Community Reading Room.

For more information please call 510-981-6150.

 

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