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February 2017

2017 Authors Dinner

February 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Over 350 people attended the Foundation's the 15th Annual Authors Dinner. It was an unforgettable evening with two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning author T.J. Stiles as this year's Honorary Chair. Thirty-two  Bay Area literary luminaries were honored.  The Foundation also presented the Fred and Pat Cody Award to library champion Linda Schacht Gage for her 15 years as the Authors Dinner event chair and 20 years of leadership and service with the Foundation. Event proceeds support library innovations, new literacy projects, and It's Time for Central, our current campaign to bring…

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March 2018

4.1 Miles Private Screening

March 22
Hilary and Daniel Goldstine’s Home North Berkeley, CA United States + Google Map

Enjoy a private screening of Academy Award Finalist 4.1 MILES At a private residence in North Berkeley March 22, 2018 at 6:30 pm Get Tickets Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki will be on hand to discuss her award-winning film, 4.1 Miles, about a Coast Guard captain on a small Greek island who is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea. The film is Daphne’s thesis film from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and went on to win…

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May 2018

Ghost Town to Havana Private Screening

May 3
Pearson Theatre, 2832 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA United States
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Ghost Town to Havana: Private Screening TWO TEAMS. TWO COUNTRIES. ONE GAME. Enjoy a private screening at Pearson Theatre Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 pm Get Tickets Ghost Town to Havana is an intimate portrait of two youth baseball coaches and their teenaged players. In May of 2010, the coaches meet and their teams get the chance to play each other in Cuba. Nicolas Reyes, a coach in Havana, and Roscoe Bryant, a coach in Oakland, mentor their boys through…

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Big Book Sale | Friends of the Berkeley Public Library

May 5 @ 10:00 am - May 6 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Big Book Sale Saturday, May 5, 10:00 - 4:00 and Sunday, May 6, 1:00 - 4:00 Central Library, 2090 Kittredge Street, Community Meeting Room Friends of the Berkeley Public Library are holding their annual Big Book Sale. They will be selling books, CDs, LPs, maps, pamphlets, and more, donated by Berkeley’s community of book lovers. Treasures abound, featuring books for adults and children. They will be arranged by categories, including History, Comics/Manga, Cookbooks, International Languages, Music (including sheet music), Poetry, Religion/Spirituality,…

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