December 23, 2020
The Berkeley Public Library received its first five-star rating, the highest rating awarded to public libraries in the USA, by the Library Journal (LJ). After an annual review of more than 5,600 libraries, the LJ spotlights the “best of the best” public libraries. Read more...
August 18, 2020
After a rigorous recruitment process, the Berkeley Public Library Board of Library Trustees (BOLT) has enthusiastically appointed Tess Mayer as the new Director of Library Services. Read more here!
July 29, 2020
This summer, dig into a good book with the Berkeley Public Library's Summer Reading Program, "Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover." There are programs for adults, teens, and children. Read more here.
July 17, 2020
As summer blooms begin to peak this month, roses of every size, shape and color remind us of the beauty and awesome power of people coming together to make change. They also remind us of something else -- the legacy of Rosa Shattuck. Read more here...