March 6, 2015
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
LIBRARIES ARE A ‘PUBLIC TREASURE,’ SAYS 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.
December 10, 2014
The Berkeley Public Library is now embarking on a major review of the interior space for the Central Library (last renovated in 2002). The effort will lead to improved acoustics, seating, way-finding, space allocation and workspace lighting.