Kathy Huff

Kathy Huff's Blog Posts

March 25, 2020

Your Virtual Library is Open

The buildings of the Library may be closed, but the Library's online services have plenty to offer. Check out the abundance of eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies, digital magazines, newspapers, and more! here.

October 23, 2019

Fall Brings Change

Fall signals change and it's happening at the Library and the Foundation. Our latest e-newsletter introduces our four new board members and gives updates on Central renovations. Explore what's new with Cornerstones STEM@ Berkeley Public, how to make advantageous IRA gifts, and more! Read more here...

August 10, 2017

All Things Libary

Meet board member Robin Claire Barnes, read the BIG NEWS about Foundation funding, and get your goggles on at the library. It's the eclipse! Learn more...

June 2, 2017

All Things Library

Find out what BPLF Board Member Irene Hegarty is reading, make a wish for the future of the library, and read all the news, events and happenings in our latest newsletter. Artwork by Christian Robinson 

May 26, 2016

All Things Library

The Foundation's annual fundraising Spring Appeal is underway. Library lovers in Berkeley and beyond are invited to make a donation or pledge in support of the high impact improvements planned for the Central Library. There is so much we can do together. Learn more about how your dollars work to make a great library extraordinary. Read latest newsletter here.

September 30, 2015

Authors Dinner Honors Laura Ackley

Our 2016 Authors Dinner will feature Laura Ackley, whose beautiful book about San Francisco’s Jewel City tells the story of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Laura talks about her book and the exposition at the BAHA event on October 7th at 7:30pm Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley.

March 6, 2015

What’s New in March?

The Foundation’s President Trish Hawthorne and the first two AfterWords events are in the spotlight. Read about how Berkeley teenagers are reinventing the Central Library, and much more in this month’s e-newsletter.

January 24, 2015

Welcome to our new Executive Director!


Longtime Bay Area non-profit leader Kathy Huff joined the Berkeley Public Library Foundation in early January as its new Executive Director, bringing a passion for libraries and a deep commitment to their role in a diverse and vibrant community.