Set in an undefined future time, The Circle is the story of Mae Holland, a young woman hired to work for the world’s most powerful internet company. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy and the limits of human knowledge. Please join us for a discussion of Dave Egger's provocative 2013 novel.
Find What You're Looking For
What have you read and loved lately?? Come to our informal Read and Share bookclub and tell other book lovers why you loved it. You'll get to know the members of the Clarmont Book Group a bit better and may just find your next great read!
Comic-creating cousins Jillian and Markio Tamaki come to the South Branch to share their newest graphic novel This One Summer, a beautiful and lyrical work about two teenage girls learning about the world over the course of a summer stay in a serene beach town. The fine folks from Mrs. Dalloway's Books will also be on hand to sell copies of the cousins' works. Don't miss the chance to hear from these gifted and unique creators!
Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the Berkeley Public Library West Branch! We'll be making special comic book page envelopes, and (of course) giving away a TON of free comics! Plenty of titles for readers of all ages, especially teens.
Free Comics for giveaway include: