Book Discussions/Events

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

Banned Books Reading@South

Community Meeting Room

Local actors bring Banned Books Week to a close.  Join Michael Mansfield, Emma Nicholls, Louel Senores and Lisa Klein from UC Berkeley Interactive Theater Project as they perform selections from favorite banned or challenged books.  They will share books for all ages in solo and group readings.  Celebrate your right to read freely!

Subversive Histories @West

Subversive Histories: Seth Rosenfeld in Conversation with University Librarian Tom Leonard on the 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement. Seth Rosenfeld, author of Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, will speak about the Free Speech Movement and more with Tom Leonard. Leonard has served as the University Librarian at the UC Berkeley Campus for the last fifteen years. He is also a Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley.

Congressman John Lewis @North

Please join us for a special event at Northbrae Community Church (941 the Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707) as Civil Rights Movement champion Congressman John Lewis (D GA-5) shares insights from the second installment of his three-part graphic autobiography, March. March chronicles Lewis' lifelong struggle -- from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington to the halls of Congress -- for civil rights and justice. 

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