Library News Archives
March 31, 2009
April 2009 Newsletter of the Berkeley Public Library
Join us for a Reception!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 5 - 6pm
3rd floor Community Meeting Room
Berkeley Public Central Library
2090 Kittredge Street (at Shattuck Avenue)
Berkeley Public Library and the Berkeley Public Library Board of Library Trustees welcomes Winston Burton as the newest member of the Board of Library Trustees and wishes Trustee Ying Lee a fond farewell after four years of devoted service on the Board of Library Trustees. For more information, call 510-981-6195.
Salsa Dance Lesson in
Central Library 2nd floor Historic Lobby
Sunday, April 26, 2009, 3:30 - 5pm. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Berkeley Public Library.
28th Annual Quilt Show
Berkeley Public Library proudly presents our 28th Annual Quilt Show. New this year are the show's location and our theme. Quilts will be displayed at the Central Library, and all are miniature. Within this theme, there will be much variation: antique, contemporary, landscape, portrait, patchwork and more. The show runs from April 28 through May 11. To submit a quilt for the Quilt Show, please call 981-6241 (Art & Music) to sign up.
March 26, 2009
Honoring Cesar's Legacy Through Service to the Community: Poster, Book, and Photo Exhibit at the Berkeley Public Central Library
Honoring Cesar's Legacy Through Service to the Community
To Celebrate the 2009 Chavez Commemorative Period
March 31 - April 13, 2009
Berkeley Celebrates "Si, se puede"
Poster, Book, and Photo Exhibit
One Flat Display Case Berkeley Public Central Library - 2nd floor Historic Lobby and in the
Exhibit Cases Facing on Kittredge Street
2090 Kittredge Street (at Shattuck) - Downtown Berkeley
The Board of Library Trustees (BOLT) invites you to join us for a reception to welcome new BOLT member Winston Burton and to wish BOLT member Ying Lee a fond farewell
March 17, 2009
Miles Karpilow Exhibit and Program at Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley Public Library presents an exhibit on master woodworker Miles Karpilow. The exhibit features woodwork, drawings and rare photographs of Karpilow at work, and runs from March 18-31, at the Central Library (2090 Kittredge, at Shattuck. Join us on Sunday, March 22, from 1-5, at the Central Library’s Community Meeting Room for a free program to showcase and celebrate his work. The program begins at 2 p.m. with a slide show and commentary, followed by a reception from 3-5.
March 3, 2009
Architectural Design Firm Interviews - North and South Branch Libraries
The Board of Library Trustees will be interviewing architectural services firms for the North and South Branch Libraries on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Central Library Community Meeting Room.
The community is invited to attend the presentations and public interview of the finalists for these two projects.
North Branch Library finalists:
THA Architecture, Inc
Architectural Resources Group, Inc in Association with Tom Eliot Fisch
South Branch Library finalists:
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Group 4 Architecture Research + Planning, Inc
A public comment period will precede the presentation and interview of the three finalist for the North Branch, scheduled to begin at 10 A.M. and the presentation and interview of the three finalist for the South Branch project scheduled to begin after 1:00 P.M.
For more information on the schedule and background information on the Branch Library Renovation Project, visit the Library's website at: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.com or call 510-981-6195.